Self healing

03.28.12
Researchers develop new plastics that 'bleed' and heal like human skin
03.28.12

Researchers develop new plastics that 'bleed' and heal like human skin

It looks like plastics may not be something for the squeamish in the not-too-distant future. Resea...

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12.21.11
Researchers develop self-healing electronics, adamantium sadly not included
12.21.11

Researchers develop self-healing electronics, adamantium sadly not included

In today's feature-laden electronics devices, the failure of one little electronic component can...

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06.16.11
NC State builds self-healing structural stress sensor, moves on to other alliterative projects
06.16.11

NC State builds self-healing structural stress sensor, moves on to other alliterative projects

"Sensor, heal thyself," goes an old saying, and North Carolina State University researchers hav...

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04.22.11
Self-healing polymer serves up quick fixes under UV rays (video)
04.22.11

Self-healing polymer serves up quick fixes under UV rays (video)

As many self-healing polymers as we've seen roll across our screens, we never really tire of them -...

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01.25.10
Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em
01.25.10

Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em

The above contraption, aside from looking really uncomfortable, is the latest advance in electroact...

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03.22.08
UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle
03.22.08

UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle

We've seen self-healing materials and artificial arms, but a team of researchers hailing from UCLA...

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