Global Technology – May 2012

Now let’s focus on this month’s most important advances in technology.  We’ll begin with a dramatic breakthrough that could save countless soldiers’ lives. A new type of body armor is fortified with an innovative liquid that becomes solid when something hits it.  This could offer a much greater level of protection for soldiers.  It is also lighter than today’s bulky body armor, so troops won’t be slowed down by their protective gear. The liquid, made by BAE Systems, is inserted between layers of Kevlar, which results in a “super armor” that compa.....
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