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Biomason: Can Bacteria-Built Cement Clean Up Construction?

Traditional cement is dirty, slow and unwieldy. A US-based startup hopes its new biocement can help change that.

Leanheat: Saving Heating Costs and Energy With the Help of Machine Learning

A Finnish company wants to make heating systems more efficient by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence - collecting data on electricity prices and consumer behaviour to sink costs, CO2 emissions and even the likelihood of repairs.

Fire-Resistant Building Blocks Made From Rice Residue and Ocean Plastic

Many of the inventions that we use in modern society were born from "failure", discovered accidentally, while somebody was busy trying to create something else. That's how we ended up with the microwave and penicillin. And that's also how HiperIn was created, a brand new type of material that could reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.