The scanner harnesses the power of physics and chemistry to figure out everything from the sugar content of a given apple to whether or not that drink you left on the bar has been drugged. The device,
Wouldn't it be great if everything was as good at healing itself as our own skin? That's the concept behind a new self-healing plastic that's been developed over at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In the year 2000, Volkswagen introduced us to the Dune concept: an off-road-ready New Beetle powered by a 2.3-liter V-5 that drove all four wheels via a six-speed manual. It was never destined for production,