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Carrot nanomaterial found to make cement stronger and greener

World / Offbeat Oct 20, 2018

Carrot nanomaterial found to make cement stronger and greener

Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry? A group of researchers at Britain's Lancaster University has been using a household food blender to mix particles from the root vegetable with concrete to see ...

Business Aug 28, 2018

Japan to promote use of empty buildings as satellite offices

The land ministry aims to support efforts to utilize the country's empty buildings as satellite offices or shared workspaces, according to informed sources. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry hopes to have related costs included in its budget request for fiscal 2019, which starts ...