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Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks

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 and the dams that provide the ...

date17 hours ago in Engineering
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Image: Sahara snow

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has captured rare snowfall in northwest Algeria, on the edge of the Sahara desert.

dateJan 12, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Kwanzaa tholus on Ceres

What is a tholus? A tholus is a type of small mountain. These images show such a feature on dwarf planet Ceres called Kwanzaa Tholus. Kwanzaa, meaning "first fruits" in Swahili, is an African-American festival based on ancient ...

dateDec 28, 2017 in Space Exploration
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