Demonstrators Stand-Up for Tony Robinson

Demonstrators Stand-Up for Tony Robinson

A Madison, Wisconsin prosecutor decided not to charge a Officer Kenny a Madison police officer, who is white, for the fatal shooting of an young biracial man who was not armed. Angry protesters staged their own trial outside a courthouse Wednesday, May 13. Demonstrators wanted there to be a trial and since the prosecutor would […]

Concrete Can Heal Itself With Bacteria?

Concrete Can Heal Itself With Bacteria?

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands researcher, Henk Jonkers, is working towards creating a self-healing concrete. Researchers are experimenting with calcite-precipitating bacteria to create a “living concrete.” Due to concrete’s high pH value, only alkaliphilic bacteria can survive. Several of these bacteria have been isolated by researchers and put into cement paste for a month and […]