Scientists Develop Self-Healing Plastics

Real-life Transformers just got a little closer to reality.

Resarchers have now figured out a way to build plastic material that heals itself, Australia‘s IT News reports.

The new material contains a fiber optic “nervous system” of sorts, which scientist can employ to detect and address cracks over time. (This is a different technique than the stretchable, electronic fabrics Imec is working on in Belgium.)

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