In materials scientist Ainissa Ramirez’s new book, she tells the story of a pair of Polaroid employees exposed the company’s involvement in a police state.
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‘Mass timber’ receives praise for its carbon sink potential, while concrete and steel reinvent themselves to curb emissions.