Materials Science … gel body armor!

I love to read about new technologies like this … something truly futuristic … a “viscous gel” in a vest that is fluid until struck or impacted … then it turns to a hardened material.  Afterwards … it returns to a gel.  Bullet-proof vests that morph … very cool!

Prison Guards Saved by Syrup. A new viscous gel that hardens on impact could make bulky, conspicuous body armor a thing of the past. By Vince Beiser from Wired magazine. [Wired News: Top Stories]

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