Self-Propelled Nanomotors Autonomously Seek and Repair Cracks.

Abstract

Biological self-healing involves the autonomous localization of healing agents at the site of damage. Herein, we design and characterize a synthetic repair system where self-propelled nanomotors autonomously seek and localize at microscopic cracks and thus mimic salient features of biological wound healing. We demonstrate that these chemically powered… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03140

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