‘Second-Skin’ Military Uniforms Protect Against Biological Warfare

‘Second-Skin’ Military Uniforms Protect Against Biological Warfare
Design

Researchers at UMass Amherst and other institutions are developing a protective fabric that responds to the environment.

Emma Hutchings
  • 3 december 2012

To help protect soldiers in the future, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and other institutions, are developing a new type of uniform made with a nanotube-based fabric that repels chemical and biological agents.

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