UCSB Plastic research
Broadcast date: 8/13/14
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara are on the verge of creating a plastic that repairs itself when exposed to wet conditions. Researchers have dreamed of this self-healing technology for decades -- but it could soon become reality. KCBX News Director Randol White speaks with one of the scientists behind the technology about how it might work, and the multitude of uses it could potentially have.