Liquid Body Armor - 2
Rheologists have created a new way of bullet-proofing clothes using shear-thickening
fluids. This shear-thickening liquid is actually a mixture of hard nanoparticles
and nonevaporating liquid. Fabric treated with shear-thickening granular suspensions
can turn soft material into solid protective gear when struck by a projectile.
The treatment can strengthen Kevlar to produce lighter, more comfortable bullet-proof
vests, or it can be used to turn extend the bullet-proof protection to ordinary
Run time 1.49 mins