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Scientists Come to Grips With Seahorse Armor

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Reuters (June 17, 2013) — Scientists are developing a new type of gripping arm for medical and engineering applications, using the the flexible armor of seahorses as a model. A team at the University of California San Diego says the creature's natural armor plating provides a degree of strength and flexibility that does not exist outside nature.
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Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 22, 2014) — Inspired by the way a chameleon changes its colour to disguise itself; scientists in Poland want to replace traditional camouflage paint with thousands of electrochromic plates that will continuously change colour to blend with its surroundings. The first PL-01 concept tank prototype will be tested within a few years, with scientists predicting that a similar technology could even be woven into the fabric of a soldiers' clothing making them virtually invisible to the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Taiwan Turns Plastic Junk Into Wearable Goods

Taiwan Turns Plastic Junk Into Wearable Goods

AFP (Mar. 1, 2013) — Some 40 people stand ankle-deep in used plastic bottles in the yard of a recycling station in Taipei, stamping them flat in the first step of a process that will transform the junk into usable goods.
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Army Building "Iron Man"-Like Body Suit

Army Building "Iron Man"-Like Body Suit

Newsy (Oct. 10, 2013) — Researchers at MIT are helping the military develop body armor that will shield soldiers from gunfire, extreme temperatures and much more.
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