Glow in the dark cement
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Developments that make construction materials more eco-friendly are becoming more and more common. In New Jersey, researchers have developed a new form of concrete that uses CO2 gas in its manufacture. In the UK, scientists have created a cement that contains absorbent minerals, making nuclear waste disposal easier. Now, a scientist in Mexico has created a material that could reduce electricity consumption in urban areas: glow in the dark cement. After nine years of research, Dr. José Carlos Rubio, a scientist at Mexico's University of San Nicolas Hidalgo, has created a new type of cement that glows in the dark.…
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