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Nanomaterials Poised for Big Impact in Construction

July 28, 2010

Pedro Alvarez and Jaesang Lee Nanomaterials are poised for widespread use in the construction industry, where they can offer significant advantages for a variety of applications ranging from making more durable concrete to self-cleaning windows. But widespread use in building materials comes with potential environmental and health risks when those materials are thrown away. Those are the conclusions of a new study published by Rice University engineering researchers this month in ACS Nano. Full Story

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