Article Image
News Link • Science, Medicine and Technology

Concrete Glue

• arclein
A team of students from Newcastle University created bacteria and programmed the genetically modified microbe to only start germinating when triggered by the specific pH of concrete. The researchers have also built in a self-destruct gene to ensure bacteria are unable to survive in the environment if they fail to germinate. Once the cells have germinated, they swarm d

Join us on our Social Networks:


Share this page with your friends on your favorite social network: