20 December, 2017, 01:31 | Author: Darren Santiago
A tough, clear plastic that can be fixed with a squeeze of the hand when it cracks has been accidentally discovered by scientists in Japan.
Apparently, you only need to press the glass together by hand to melt the material, and have the screen glue itself up - I wonder how that would affect 3D Touch, an iPhone gesture that involves applying more pressure to the screen.
Researchers in Tokyo have discovered a new polymer that will be able to do just this and will be the future of self-healing phone screens.
As per a report in The Guardian, a team from the University of Tokyo headed by Professor Takuzo Aida succeeded in developing the self- mending glass which is called "polyether-thioureas".
Holding the fractured pieces together for just 30 seconds at 21 degrees celcius was enough to form a merged sheet capable of withstanding 300g in weight, the team found, and it returned to its original strength within a couple of hours, they found. The researchers quickly discovered the finding could be used in displays and chose to work more on it to see how useful it could be in the real world.
In an interview with NHK, Yanagisawa said that he repeated his experiments multiple times to confirm his findings. This isn't the first time we've seen self-repairing phone tech, of course, with screen protectors that heal themselves and a Motorola patent for a self-repairing screen.
The whole under-the-radar thing doesn't really surprise us with these two, as Kournikova and Iglesias are notoriously private. Serena Williams match at the Sony Ericsson Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida on April 2, 2009.
Mr Harbor said IMPACT had spoken to senior Ryanair management, telling them they were ready to meet them at any time. On Friday, the Irish carrier announced for the first time in its 32 year history that it would recognise unions.
The players they have on the team are fitting in very well. "I felt my knee buckle a little bit, and I felt a little pain there. Anthony said he has stayed in touch with a number of players on the team, but he hasn't been tracking their every game.
The elections are crucial as the new ANC president is also likely to become the country's next president after elections in 2019. Keeping the ANC together has been a key talking point at the gathering.
Abbas also signed 22 agreements and worldwide treaties to strengthen the legal status of the state of Palestine on a global scale. Trump has tasked his son-in-law Jared Kushner with mediating peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
After speaking with Develle, TyLon felt a little better. "Growing up seeing the Grinch every Christmas was my favorite thing". After locking up the Grinch, Tylon wore his Byram PD hat proudly, with a strong sense of accomplishment.
Rivera said he hopes the team stays in Charlotte under any new owner, where it has been since its creation in 1995. We will not begin the sale process, nor will we entertain any inquiries, until the very last game is played.
Winds accompanying Wednesday's cold front could create blowing snow and reduced visibility through Thursday in the local area. The RAC said that it was the "worst possible time for stormy conditions", with thousands making their home way for Christmas.
The Camden firm had adjusted earnings before interest and taxes, or EBIT, of $1.49 billion, for fiscal 2017, a 2 percent gain. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude added 23 cents to $57.53 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The Dodgers appeared in their first World Series since 1988 but ultimately fell to the Houston Astros in Game Seven. He went on the DL three times last season, when he was limited to 19 appearances and went 6-4 with a 3.98 ERA.
Google Chrome's ad-blocking feature launching in February
If they do not, however, it is likely they never intended their ad blocker to do much blocking of ads in the first place. In June , Google revealed its plans to have the browser start blocking certain types of ads, like autoplay videos.
Gas prices drop in RI, Mass. just in time for holidays
Its December 18 evidence-based survey of gas prices across the state show the average price of a gallon of gas is $2.49. Christmas Day gas prices are expected to be the highest since 2013, according to a projection from GasBuddy.
Apple Acquires Music Identifying Service Shazam
Apple is almost certainly looking to strengthen Siri's music recognition capabilities with deeper integration of Shazam's tech. It was reported late last week that Apple made a move to acquire Shazam , the song recognition service.
Lions Dance Like The Rockettes After Touchdown Versus Bears
Jones, Marvin Jones , Kenny Golladay, Eric Ebron and Theo Riddick , they might have a future on Broadway with the Rockettes. Rich Eisen says the celebration was suggested to the Lions by Boogie Down Brown, a character played by Keegan Michael Key.