BioMason’s bricks “grown” with sand and bacteria to hit the market next year

March 1, 2016 by  
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BioMason is inching closer to commercially debuting its eco-friendly “grown” bricks , which they say could be on the market as early as next year. Since its founding in 2012, the North Carolina startup has been pushing to revolutionize the world of building materials in a way that slashes carbon emissions by using bricks grown from sand and bacteria, instead of firing traditional bricks. An increasing number of architects and builders are looking to sustainable construction materials in response to the growing demand for green buildings, and BioMason’s emission-saving biobricks fill a unique niche in the market. Read the rest of BioMason’s bricks “grown” with sand and bacteria to hit the market next year

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The UK prepares to fire up the largest floating solar farm the world has ever seen

March 1, 2016 by  
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Soon, the United Kingdom will fire up the world’s largest floating solar farm . Over 23,000 solar panels will be floated on a reservoir about 20 miles southwest of London, generating renewable energy to power local water treatment plants. The $8.3 million project has been in planning and development for more than five years and is now just weeks away from completion. Read the rest of The UK prepares to fire up the largest floating solar farm the world has ever seen

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New municipal building in Stockholm will look and act just like a greenhouse

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Glowing Bacteria Could Join Rats, Dogs, and Watercress in De-mining Agricultural Land

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The complexity and cost of clearing land mines, which are still responsible for to twenty to thirty thousand casualties a year, has lead to a microorganism based detection method that should speed the location mines. The awesome power released by a detonating mine The New Mine Detection Technology Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have engineered a bacteria using the latest BioBrick technology . BioBrick an open source technology of the BioBricks Foundation, a not-for-profit organization founded by engineers and scientists from MIT, Harvard, and UCSF

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