Category: research

Living bridges

Researchers are looking into new materials to lay the foundations for living structures that respond to their environment. They aim to create self-​sustaining infrastructures that can monitor their condition and even repair themselves. When...

[Video] Frischluft! Nachhaltiger Zement

[Video] Frischluft! Nachhaltiger Zement

Gemeinsam mit ihrem Team entwickelte die Forschrin Karen Scrivener eine Mischung aus Tonerde und Kalkstein. Mit dieser können die CO2-Emissionen bei der Herstellung um bis zu 30% reduzieren werden. Dies mag vielleicht noch nicht...

Unravelling corrosion

ETH researchers have succeeded in elucidating how and at what rate steel corrodes in a variety of porous materials. Their findings help enable the breakthrough of new, environmentally friendly types of cement. The rate...