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Self-healing glass: a smashing idea from Japan

Its potential lies not in mending cracked smartphone screens, but in making resin glass lighter, more durable

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Chemistry researcher Yu Yanagisawa shows how two broken pieces of resin glass can be mended by pressing them together in the lab.

Tokyo

A JAPANESE researcher has developed - by accident- a new type of glass that can be repaired simply by pressing it back together after it cracks.

The discovery opens the way for super-durable glass that could triple the lifespan of everyday products like car windows,...

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