Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks

Congrui Jin, Binghamton University, State University of New York Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives – think of the roads we drive on, the bridges and tunnels that help transport people and freight, the office buildings where we work Continue reading Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks

Refurbishing old buildings reduces emissions – but outdated tax rates make it expensive

Walter Menteth, University of Portsmouth The construction of new buildings in the UK emits 48 megatonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) each year – that’s equal to the net emissions of the entire country of Scotland. The materials, transportation and construction Continue reading Refurbishing old buildings reduces emissions – but outdated tax rates make it expensive