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Self-Healing Wires with Liquid Metal Cores

Caption: Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed elastic, self-healing wires in which both the liquid-metal core and the polymer sheath reconnect at the molecular level after being severed.

Credit: Michael Dickey, North Carolina State University

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