23 Jun '15, 10am

Cracked cellphone screens will soon be able to repair themselves

, professor at the University at Bristol, has been at the forefront of developing a carbon-based “healing agent” that is hoped to have multiple applications, most notable for consumers being saving our phones from ourselves. Microspheres containing these healing chemicals are designed to burst when cracked, releasing the solution, which hardens instantly and almost invisibly. Initially, this compound was designed solely for aviation applications, so that airplane wings that develop small cracks can begin the healing process midair. This will be the main focus moving forward, ensuring quicker and cheaper safety controls.

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