by yaashul 28 Sep 2015, 03:13 ADVERTISEMENT
The Bristol team's advances could be applied to all kinds of carbon fibre composite materials - meaning that self-healing golf clubs, tennis racquets, fishing rods and bike helmets could be just around the corner.
The cosmetics firm L'Oreal has also contacted the team to register its interest in self-healing nail varnish. This would require different technology, but Professor Wass said the general principle would remain the same.
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