Researchers Develop Plastic that Grows Back after Damage

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Researchers Develop Plastic that Grows Back after Damage www.ambitionias.com
  • Restorative material that can repair damaged bumper of car within minutes of an accident being developed in United States
  • Materials heal and regenerate to repair the damage, a professor of chemistry in Illinois University says
  • Two separate fluid stream used to apply the restorative substance, gels and becomes stronger, repairing damaged area
  • Makes replacing or repairing difficult-to-get aerospace and commercial goods related components
  • Development of regenerating process inspired by biological circulatory system
  • Specially developed disintegrating fibres used to create repairing material with networks of capillaries.
  • Read at:  http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/researchers-develop-plastic-that-grows-back-after-damage/article5995034.ece

Exams Perspective:

  1. Restorative material
  2. Biological Circulatory System
  3. Capillary
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