Natural Antifreeze

Natural Antifreeze

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1544 , Segment 2

Episode: Women Cartel Leaders, Women in Blue, Cosmic Dust

  • Mar 1, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 10:32 mins

While effective at preventing ice, road salt can also corrode metal, steel, and concrete causing harm to cars, buildings, and roads. Some scientists are trying to find an alternative to using salt - they're looking to plants and animals that have adapted to survive these freezing temperatures on their own. Monika Bleszynski is a research scientist and professor in material sciences at the University of Denver.