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Texas leads in nanotech armor

Betterhumans (“forward thinkers discussing, celebrating and creating the future”) reports that another Texas researcher is a leader in biotech.

University of Texas’ nanotechnologist Ray Baughman has learned to spin a new yarn from carbon nanotubules. It appears that the yarn contracts when stimulated with electricity and is expected to be strong enough to serve as armor. he has a contract with the Pentagon to produce “exoskeletons” for soldiers. More from Spiegal Online International.

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