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Using bacteria to protect roads from deicer deterioration: Drexel researchers test bacteria-laden concrete mix to prevent potholes caused by road salt

Special bacteria that help form limestone and marble could soon have a new job on a road crew. Recent research shows how the bacteria, called Sporosarcina pasteurii, can be used to prevent the road degradation caused by ice-melting salt.

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