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Do Military Dogs Have Titanium Teeth?

Short answer: Yes and no. As always, I highly encourage you to read on.

Over the past few years, the idea that military dogs have titanium teeth implanted to increase their bite power and the amount of damage they can do has been widespread. 176 more words

German Shepherd

Retailers Add More High-Tech Workout Gear to Drive Activewear Sales

Everyone loves a little fitness technology. Activity trackers and diet and workout apps make it easier for consumers to feel more in control of their health. 271 more words

THE BUSINESS

Things Women Invented

Husband shared an article with me about the inventor of Kevlar (she just died).  Naturally, my first thought was “A woman made bulletproof vests a thing?   140 more words

Badass Women

Stronger, Lighter, Less Expensive than Kevlar: New Carbon Nanotube Technology

Place two large, sturdy logs in a streambed, and they will help guide the water in a par­tic­ular direc­tion. But imagine if the water started mim­ic­king the rigidity of the logs in addi­tion to flowing along them. 603 more words

Nanotechnology

Stephanie L. Kwolek, 1923-2014

It is with sadness that we note the passing of Stephanie Kwolek, widely praised as a pioneer among women in science, and best known as the… 266 more words

Miscellany

Seriously, Steve?

Can it get much better than this?

Tan cargoes, kevlar, white shirt, AND gray hair. 

Credit CBS promo for 1.12.

Hawaii Five-0

Remembering Stephanie Kwolek, the Woman Behind Kevlar

As I sat on my couch reading my weekly Chemical and Engineering News magazine that I receive as a member of American Chemical Society, I turned a page to find an obituary for Stephanie Kwolek. 599 more words

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