Gallery: Dutch Scientists Create Self-Healing Nano Coating That Could K...


A team of scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a coating with a surface that repairs itself after damage. Based upon the same principles as hydrophobic surfaces, the new nano-coating has numerous potential applications including the creation of cars that never need to be washed and aircraft that need to be repainted less frequently. Think of all the water and could be saved – not to mention all the time!

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  1. freethinker July 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Great news! If it can withstand exposure to bird poop and extreme temperatures then they may be on to something. I just hope it doesn’t cost $50/pint.

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