US military working on turning soldiers into the Wolverine

Not only the US military want to make an Iron Man suit, they also want to give the soldiers the same self-healing powers of the Wolverine, the Marvel superhero that can accelerate the healing of injuries and chronic diseases. DARPA calls the project ElectRx. Their description is fascinating. » 9/10/14 2:53pm 9/10/14 2:53pm

Watch LG's G Flex Self-Heal After a Knife Attack

While the curved display of the LG G Flex smartphone may be little more than a novelty, the smartphone's true innovation looks as if it sits elsewhere within its frame — it's "self-healing cover". And this is more than just a party trick — the G Flex is the mobile equivalent of the X-Men's Wolverine. » 11/20/13 6:15am 11/20/13 6:15am

New Self-Healing Microchips Can Shrug Off Laser Blasts Like It's Nothing

Technology can be fragile. Anyone who's dropped his or her phone knows that all too well. And though you might not get it in your hands for a while, there are some seriously robust electronics coming down the pipe. New self-healing microchips developed by Caltech, for instance, can survive multiple laser blasts. » 3/09/13 10:00am 3/09/13 10:00am

Self-Healing Aircraft Could Save Passengers From a Fiery Death

Imagine if airplanes could miraculously heal cracks or holes in the skin during flight. Obviously, that would go a long way in boosting airline safety, not to mention the confidence of passengers. Interestingly enough, researchers in Britain are attempting to make this dream a reality using a technique that utilizes… » 5/20/08 8:20pm 5/20/08 8:20pm