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The ability of self-healing and regeneration of function upon inflicted damage, such as the healing of bone fractures and the closure of injured blood vessels, are pervasive in biological systems while rare in man-made materials.1  During the last decade self-healing has enjoyed great popularity in materials science because it can provide reduced material damage during general usage, reduced replacement costs, and improved product safety, especially for applications located in poorly accessible areas that demand long-term reliability. Polymers are by far the mostly studied material class in the context of self-healing behavior due to the facile functionalization and modification of...

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