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Rhode Island grad student makes progress in new self-healing concrete approach

By / June 11, 2010

While working on her master’s degree, University of Rhode Island grad student Michelle Pelletier says she has come up with an effective and inexpensive method of creating self-healing concrete using embedded microencapsules of sodium silicate. I’ve written about self-healing concrete in the past, particularly the ground-breaking work of Victor Li at the University of Michigan.…

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