REAL-LIFE SUPERHEROES

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Category: Superhero Chat
Date: 22 Mar 2006
Time: 08:24:02 -0600

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Hey heres something very cool. D3o labs have developed an "impact suit", designed initially for skiers and the like - "The material that d3o uses is a mixture of a viscous liquid and a polymer; once the d3o material has been synthesized, it is poured into a mold according to the application. When at rest (or when gently flexed), the molecules within the material can flow past one another. When a sudden deformation is applied, the molecules lock, forming a shield." Now how cool. You can basically fall from a great hight or impact with something and barely feel it. http://www.d3o.com/index.php?cont=24_products&section=4 (scroll to "body")


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