Author | M. Martínez EuklidiadasCan bacteria be used in construction? The technology has remained inert until well into the 20th century. Only certain pioneering studies in the area of genetic research and fluorescent proteins use biological material as tools, but rarely for structural purposes. Now, thanks to materials such as living concrete, developed by a team of scientists from the University of Colorado in Boulder, United States, we may soon see urban development based on construction techniques that use life as its main mechanism.
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