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Harvard researchers just developed self-healing rubber

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Aug 22, 2017

Products that utilize rubber will soon become more efficient, thanks to a self-healing variety which was invented by researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Their research, published in Advanced Materials, reveals how they developed a hybrid rubber with both covalent and reversible bonds so it can repair itself. While self-healing materials aren’t new (researchers at SEAS created self-healing hydrogens which rely on water to...





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