Shape-Shifting Material Can Repair Itself

Shape-Shifting Material Can Repair Itself

Researchers are working on a new material that is self-healing through light and heat

Leo Lutero
  • 19 july 2016

Break apart this little box, heat it up and watch it fix itself in a little over a minute. The Washington State University (WSU) School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering has come up with a unique material that remembers its original shape and just with heat or light, returns to its form just like magic.

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