Body armor

10.29.10
Transparent material developed that's twice as strong as Kevlar, infinitely weirder
10.29.10

Transparent material developed that's twice as strong as Kevlar, infinitely weirder

Scientists in Israel have developed a transparent material with "the hardest organic nanostructure k...

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07.09.10
Shear-thickening liquid hardens upon impact, makes for lighter and more effective body armor
07.09.10

Shear-thickening liquid hardens upon impact, makes for lighter and more effective body armor

Scientists at BAE Systems in Bristol, UK have come up with a "shear-thickening" (or dilatant) liqu...

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12.07.09
US Army developing body armor to protect against 'X-threats'
12.07.09

US Army developing body armor to protect against 'X-threats'

This one's unsurprisingly been in the works for a little while now, but it looks like the US Army is...

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11.25.09
Dragon Skin body armor gains piezoelectric sensors, keeps bullet-stopping abilities
11.25.09

Dragon Skin body armor gains piezoelectric sensors, keeps bullet-stopping abilities

This Dragon Skin armor has been knocking about since 2007, but now that piezoelectrics and intellig...

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02.06.07
Project Grizzly guy forced to auction Trojan 'Halo suit'
02.06.07

Project Grizzly guy forced to auction Trojan 'Halo suit'

Normally we'd start off a post about the sale of Canadian Troy Hurtubise's Trojan fully-armored exo...

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