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This Regenerative Building Material is Made From Sand and Bacteria
Bacteria Building Material Regenerative Building Material Sand
This Regenerative Building Material is Made From Sand and Bacteria Combine sand, gelatin and bacteria, let them rest and watch one brick turn into eight. An example of the bacteria and sand building material. (Credit: College of Engineering and Applied Science at Colorado) (Inside Science) -- Castles made of sand could, with the help of bacteria, grow copies of themselves and become as strong as the cement that commonly holds bricks together, a new study suggests. Such living materials could one day help people colonize Mars, scientists added. After water, concrete is the most used material on Earth, at a...