Selfhealing

09.03.15
Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself
09.03.15

Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself

This might make you think twice next time you order calamari.

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08.28.15
Watch this self-healing material handle a bullet
08.28.15

Watch this self-healing material handle a bullet

NASA-funded research has created a material that could self-heal in seconds. Two layers of solid p...

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03.09.13
Caltech self-healing chips can recover from laser blasts, save power while healthy
03.09.13

Caltech self-healing chips can recover from laser blasts, save power while healthy

While many scientists have heard the call for self-healing electronics, their previous projects ha...

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07.10.12
Graphene heals itself, powers our dreams and nightmares
07.10.12

Graphene heals itself, powers our dreams and nightmares

Slowly, but surely graphene is pushing our technological hopes, dreams and, yes, nightmares toward...

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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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