Armed With Science Segment One

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When you're a military force like the U.S. Army, having the right materials can make all the difference. In order to get the best bullet proof vests, the best electronics, the best vehicle armor they can get, they have to go out and find the best materials. There is a group of scientists and engineers at the Army Research Lab who are turning this thinking on its head. Instead of just scavenging raw materials from the environment, they're designing them. One atom at a time.

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  1. lcdrkentcec
    lcdrkentcec Mar 14, 2014

    The problem with weapons, no matter how great they are, you need leaders will to deploy & employ them on the enemy. When the military budgets are cut below what is needed to sustain a viable force, there is no will to use any weapon upon our ememies.

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