Producing cement with the help of bacteria

The BioZEment project has been featured in the latest issue of Titan, the science and technology newspaper of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Yi Jing Phua and Anja Røyne with their bacteria. Photo: Hilde Lynnebakken/UiO. Licence: CC BY 4.0.

Cement production from limestone is a major contribution to the world’s CO2 emissions. Anja Røyne, Yi Jing Phua, and the rest of the BioZEment project try to use bacteria to produce a more environmentally friendly alternative.

Anja will also present this project at the Cutting Edge Festival, October 18th.

Read the full article here (in Norwegian).

Published Sep. 19, 2016 10:57 AM - Last modified Nov. 27, 2017 1:36 PM