In our lead INSIDER story today, USC Professor Qiming Wang said he hopes to see his team’s self-repairing rubber supporting everything from shoes to battle armor and airplane wings.

“Just imagine when there are damages and fractures in those structures on the battlefield; they can autonomously self-heal and refunction,” said Prof. Wang.

This week’s Question: Where Do You See Self-Healing Rubber Being Used? Robotics? Electronics? Defense?

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