Stretchable and self healing wiring?

Yep, that’s what researchers over at North Carolina State University say they have come up with. They said, “The researchers first created tiny tunnels, called microfluidic channels, in a commercially available self-healing polymer using solid wire. By filling those channels with a liquid-metal alloy of indium and gallium, they were able to create a liquid-metal wire in an elastic sheath. Because the wire is liquid, it can be stretched along with the polymer sheath.” These liquids create a barrier, much like blood does when it clots, to keep from leaking out when severed, and once placed back together they reconnect.

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