Wolverine-inspired material could help robots self-heal

0 Posted by - 28th December 2016 - Technology

Researchers have developed a new ionic conductor material that can fully self-heal, with potential applications in ...

Self-healing is an increasingly common ability in the world of new materials, with a wide range of gels and polymers potentially lending their talents to electronic circuits, paints and even spaceship hulls. Now, researchers have developed a stretchy, transparent material that can not only repair itself, but act as an ionic conductor, opening the possibility for self-healing artificial muscles.

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