Self-healing composite developed

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Scientists have produced a small amount of a self-healing solid composite that not only remembers its shape but can, under certain conditions, heal itself should it break or crack.

Don’t get out your checkbook yet. This is only the preliminary research, though the concepts look very promising.

One comment

  • PeterF

    What a great material to make a car out of!

    Unrelated but related, Last month I had several problems with my car (57′ Chevy). I purchase parts to repair the problems; Ignition switch, turn signal switch, heater blower motor, etc., etc., etc.. I put the parts on a shelf awaiting an opportunity to replace the defective components. Since then, all of the malfunctioning parts have “healed” themselves! (No, my car is not named Christine, its a BOY car) weird huh?

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