Apr 24 2008

Virtually Inseparable

Category: In The MediaChrisM @ 11:36 pm

What do you get if mix vegetable oil and urine? Well if you’re a top notch team of scientists, you discover an important new form of artificial rubber. You or me would just end up with a disgusting mix. Luckily, the Paris-based researchers know their stuff.
This newly discovered compound has some pretty interesting properties. Namely, if you cut strands of the rubber apart, completely, the strands will instantly re-attach themselves together, if given the opportunity. After just a few hours, the strands will completely re-integrate back into their original state. Check out here for more details.

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