Are Self-healing Smartphone Screens Coming Soon?

Are Self-healing Smartphone Screens Coming Soon?

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of glass designed for use in smartphones. Like current smartphone screens, it can crack and break, but it can also heal itself. By simply applying pressure to the crack at room temperature, the broken pieces of glass can fuse back together making the screen whole again. This is a very cool discovery.

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