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ugly scratch marks on cars might be a thing of the past

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researchers at the Case Western Reserved University has developed a polymer-based material that can heal itself under ultraviolet light. catch a short clip after the break to see the polymer in action and also the theory behind it. the researchers are working on a coating based on their development which could see a wide range of applications, including the automotive industry. while you can really make a car entirely out of plastic, but you could coat them with this special polymer that could make scratch marks on your car a thing of the past. Continue reading ugly scratch marks on cars might be a thing of the past