self-repair

self-repair

[¦self ri¦per]
(computer science)
Any type of hardware redundancy in which faults are selectively masked and are detected, located, and subsequently corrected by the replacement of the failed unit by an unfailed replica.
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According to a study published on Science via The Guardian, University of Tokyo researchers are developing a polymer that could self-repair cracks on smartphone screens.
Some manufacturers are even making machines out of exotic new materials that self-repair when punctured.
It details the biomimetic applications of shape, surface, structure, and materials from biology to examples like barbed wire, aviation, velcro, airless tires, solar textiles, biobatteries, hybrid electronics, and the paper industry, as well as the application of information to enable life-like behaviors like self-assembly, self-repair, and autonomous motion without circuitry, motors, and electricity to objects like intelligent machines, swarm robotics, robotic exoskeletons, self-assembling furniture, and adaptive textiles.
In a new development, researchers at Pennsylvania State University have discovered healing properties in the proteins from squid ring teeth that can self-repair some fabrics.
Although it is true that full-scale self-repair technology is not even present in the labs as of now, there have been a lot of interesting developments in that direction that show a lot of promise.
Researchers found that it could self-repair at temperatures as low as -4 degrees F (-20 degrees C).
Although technology is moving toward lighter, flexible, foldable and rollable electronics, the existing circuits that power them are not built to flex freely and repeatedly self-repair cracks or breaks that can happen from normal wear and tear, Fars news agency reported.
Process-voltage-temperature monitors, SerDes analog parameters, electronic-chip IDs, PLL control, and memory built-in self-repair are a few examples of Silicon Instruments that are used during first silicon bring-up, production IC test, or with the IC in-situ on a printed circuit board.
The heart, for all its metronomic dependability, has little ability for self-repair.
Our work shows that the best way to regenerate the heart is to augment the self-repair capabilities and increase the heart's own capacity to heal," Dr.
For the current research, Adele Rueger of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine in Julich, Germany, and her associates tested aromatic turmerone's effect on neural stem cells, which differentiate into neurons and play a role in brain self-repair.
Surat Al-Baqara, 117) The self-repair of the brain Researchers have discovered that a mass of cells known as ChAT+ neurons are able to communicate with stem cells and stimulate the production of new neurons.