Self-healing fabrics inspired by squid teeth


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#2

Am I the only person picturing squid in Christmas sweaters?


#3

I’m sure this will work great until the armholes heal themselves and your pants heal to your shirt.


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#4

Gotta wonder how they’ll deal with the agitation without having the garment come out as just one big mass of “healed” fabric.


#5

I just wear squid teeth and avoid the middleman!


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#6

Is the fabric really healing, or are they just gluing another piece on? I don’t see that the actual fibers are reconnecting to reform thread or yarn.


#7

Sounds like post-graduate level magick.


#8

I don’t think I’d wear underpants made of that stuff.


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