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Transparent Armor Inspired By Oyster Shell


Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, armor, soldiers, oyster shell, transparent armor )

Giana
- 240 days ago - news.discovery.com
Two new scientific papers in the last week describe ways to make new kinds of armor that take inspiration from humble mollusks: the abalone and the windowpane oyster.



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Colin Hope (243)
Monday March 31, 2014, 11:27 pm
Amazing!!
 

Bob P. (425)
Tuesday April 1, 2014, 10:55 am
Thanks Giana
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 10:54 am
Interesting and fascinating.
 

Jamie Clemons (283)
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 1:26 pm
What next? Admantium?
 

Birgit W. (151)
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 1:35 pm
I wish people would not have to invent any armor. Thanks for sharing.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 4:09 pm
So much can be learned from nature.
 
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