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Low-spec bullet-proof vests from cement?

By / July 1, 2009

The cement wardrobe is finally growing, and this development is waaay better than shoes. Work is under way in the U.K. at University of Leeds’ School of Civil Engineering to use cement to make bullet-proof vests. They will be made from ultra-strong cement with recycled carbon filters and will be aimed at protecting nonmilitary personnel…

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