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This Lightweight Metal Foam May Be The Future Of Bulletproof Armor

A composite metal foam that stops armor-piercing bullets in their tracks could be the future of bulletproof body and vehicle armor, scientists say. Afsaneh Rabiei, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at N.C. State University, has developed the lightweight material over a number of years. Rabiei’s team filmed footage that shows a 7.62 mm x 63…

New Study Links Zika To Brain Disorder In Adults

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, that attacks the brain and spinal cord. Zika has already been linked with the autoimmune disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome, which attacks peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord,…