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Researchers have developed the first material that is both sensitive to touch and can heal itself. 
This is a huge step towards creating synthetic skin that could improve prosthetics and electronic devices. By combining a plastic polymer with super-conductive nickel, the scientists created a material that’s can detect the pressure of a handshake and heal cuts in 30 minutes. Read more: http://bit.ly/W57wJV via Science Daily
  • 14 November 2012
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