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The US Army Wants to Make Body Armour Out of Genetically Engineered Spider Silk

We’ve always wanted body armour to look less like a chunky Kevlar vest and more like a sleek superhero suit. The US Army wants that too, enough so that it just awarded a $100,000 (£75,446) contract to a company to see if its genetically engineered spider silk can be used for body armour. Read More >>