All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Body Armor’

Detroit Barbershop Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 7 Injured

At 5:47 PM Wednesday, Detroit police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that shots had been fired at Al’s Place Barbershop. Two minutes later, at 5:49 PM, police arrived on the scene of “one of Detroit’s more violent incidents,” according to Detroit Police Chief James Craig. Ten people total were shot in the incident, with two men dying at the …

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Xena Body Armor: Military Takes a Cue from the Warrior Princess

Xena body armor: They say that life often imitates art, but you generally don’t think that this would apply to syndicated television fantasies featuring warrior princesses. However, if drawing inspiration from television programs and motion pictures helps keep our troops safe and sound when they’re defending our freedom, then I’m all for it. And should these soldiers resemble something entirely …

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Mantis Shrimp Clubs May Help Lead To Ceramics Discovery

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are looking to a strange place to try to improve the ceramics used in artificial joints and body armor for the military: The mantis shrimp. The research could lead to an exponential increase in the strength of the ceramics used by the military and the biotechnology fields. The study looked how the mantis shrimp …

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