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Scientists Turn T-Shirts Into Body Armor

April 10th, 2010 04:59 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

separsons writes “Scientists at the University of South Carolina recently transformed ordinary tee-shirts into bullet-proof armor. By splicing cotton with boron, the third hardest material on the planet, scientists created a shirt that was super elastic but also strong enough to deflect bullets. Xiaodong Li, lead researcher on the project, says the same tech may eventually be used to create lightweight, fuel-efficient cars and aircrafts.”

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