News tagged with calcium carbonate

Skeletons in the pre-Cambrian closet

The Cambrian explosion marked a major blossoming in the tree of life around 540 million years ago. Nearly all of the major phyla in the animal kingdom appeared in a sudden burst of evolution. One of the drivers ...

dateJan 07, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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'BacillaFilla' for concrete cracks

A bacteria that can knit together cracks in concrete structures by producing a special 'glue' has been developed by a team of students at Newcastle University.

dateNov 12, 2010 in Engineering
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Scrambling for climate change solutions

The food industry generates a lot of waste products, but one of these, eggshells, could help combat climate change, according to research published in the International Journal of Global Warming this month.

dateOct 26, 2010 in Environment
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Calcium carbonate and climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- What links sea urchins, limestone and climate change? The common thread is calcium carbonate, one of the most widespread minerals on Earth. UC Davis researchers have now measured the energy changes among ...

dateAug 30, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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