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Researchers: New Material Can Protect Brittle Bonesi
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February 28, 2014 8:43 PM
British scientists say they have developed a synthetic material so impervious to impact that someday it could protect elderly people’s bones from fracturing. Called Armourgel, it is also soft enough to be inserted into conventional clothing. VOA's George Putic has more.

Researchers: New Material Can Protect Brittle Bones

Published February 28, 2014

British scientists say they have developed a synthetic material so impervious to impact that someday it could protect elderly people’s bones from fracturing. Called Armourgel, it is also soft enough to be inserted into conventional clothing. VOA's George Putic has more.


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