The research team from Purdue University has developed a 3-D-printed cement with remarkable flexibility. (Courtesy Purdue Univesity, School of Civil Engineering)

Flexible 3-D-printed cement stretches the possibilities of construction

By Matthew Marani Concrete is a ubiquitous building material, applied to the bulk of contemporary construction projects. While the sedimentary aggregate is commonly used due to its impressive compressive strength, it remains a brittle material subject to damage or failure during...