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Super strong buildings made out of shrimp shells?!

Nanoparticles made out of shrimp shells strengthen cement, reduce waste

Photo by Dana Tentis: https://www.pexels.com/photo/three-cooked-shrimps-on-can-725992/

Tiny fragments of shrimp cells could unlock a circular economy, reducing both waste, as well as carbon emissions, say researchers from Washington State University.

After water, concrete is the most abundantly used material globally. This is worrying from a sustainability…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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