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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 2, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 2, 2014.

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Reinforced concrete takes a stand against terrorist attacks

By April Gocha / June 10, 2014

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a steel fiber-reinforced self-compacting concrete (SFRSCC) that is stronger than conventional concrete and can stand up to the force of bomb blasts.

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Dry water – a.k.a. hydrophobic fumed silica/water – touted as CO2 absorbent, emulsion transporter

By / August 25, 2010

“Dry water.” Credit: ACS. The American Chemical Society today distributed a story that came out of one of its meetings regarding the use of “dry water” powder as a medium for absorbing CO2, enhancing certain chemical reactions and storing emulsions. Although the story is interesting, it’s not exactly clear to me if the CO2 angle,…

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