Polymer gel

This gel can create 'graceful' shape-shifting robots that move via own energy

A team of engineers has designed, by developing a new computational model, a synthetic polymer gel that can reconfigure its own shape and move using its own internally generated power.

May 06, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Soon, gel to let materials heal themselves

Researchers have developed computational models to design a new polymer gel that would enable complex materials to regenerate themselves.

Dec 14, 2013, 13:14 PM IST