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Calcium-munching Bacteria Could Be a Secret Weapon Against Road Salt Eating Away at Concrete Roads and Bridges

The Conversation

April 4, 2019

Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, authored a piece for The Conversation on April 4 about his research with colleagues Carolyn Schauer, PhD, and Christopher Sales, PhD, also in the College, about using a special kind of bacterial to prevent road salt from forming potholes. The piece was picked up by WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.) and The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon).
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