Bridges will repair themselves with self-healing concrete



the PopMechanics Brain Trust : scientist
Invented by University of Michigan engineer Victor Li, the new composite is laced with microfibers that bend without breaking. Hairline fractures mend themselves within days when calcium ions in the mix react with rainwater and carbon dioxide to create a calcium carbonate patch.


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