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First ever created plastic material that can sense pressures and heal itself

Self healing plastic

The day is not far when mobile screen will heal itself the way human skin heals. Yes right! Scientists have created the first such artificial skin that can heal itself on being cut or torn. This skin can sense pressure too and therefore can be used for mobile phone screens. This synthetic skin is a brainchild of a team from Stanford University. The team claims that the skin can not only heal itself but can also conduct electricity.

With a vacant driver seat, the safest car steers its way to 120 mph

When luxury and technology team up to get behind the wheel, the result is somewhat of the character of a ‘robotic chauffeur’. Recently, a circuitous race track in California witnessed an Audi TTS being deftly handled through sharp nooks and curves solely by virtue of robotics.