Glow-in-the-dark cement could soon light up a city near you

Researchers from the Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Mexico have designed a new type of phosphorescent cement – one that could be used to illuminate pathways or buildings without using electricity. The team took the raw materials used in cement, and with the addition of certain additives, modified the optical properties of the cement to make…

Montreal: Symposium at the Concordia University tackles digital privacy, security and how we live

This July, the 20th IDEAS Symposium at Concordia tackles digital privacy, security and ‘how we live’. IDEAS is a Concordia-founded and -sponsored forum for data science and engineering researchers, practitioners, developers and application users to explore revolutionary ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. This year, the symposium’s 20th edition will run…