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Friday, February 3, 2012
Interesting company and idea - - Autonomic Materials. Self-healing materials, like paint. Buy the new Honda and park it in the shopping mail and you receive the ding in your door before you get the new car smell out. In the future the ding or scratch "heals" itself. Even more in the future, maybe the area around your car scratch actually grows new "skin." Developed by aerospace engineering professor Scott White of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.