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Nano-kebab fabric blasts chemical warfare agents

When it comes to warfare, the idea that a good offense makes the best defense tends to be a tried and tested strategy. That idea may now be coming to protective clothing that guards against chemical agents. Instead of simply capturing the harmful chemicals, scientists have developed a fabric actively destroys them, which may lead to improved protection for soldiers on the front line.
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