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Harvard Scientists to Build Endurance-Prolonging Smart Suit for U.S. Military

Posted By Nicole Abene On July 29, 2012 @ 11:24 am In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Innovation,Wearable Technology | No Comments

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Scientists at Harvard are working toward a “novel wearable system” that could prolong the physical endurance of soldiers in the field. While this may seem a bit too much like they’ll be saving Gotham City, ahem – real life Batsuits [2], the  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency [3] has already granted $2.6 million to the university’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering [4] for the project.  Click ahead [5] to read more about the high-tech suit and how it will delay the onset of fatigue.


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[2] Batsuits: http://www.thedarkknightrises.com/

[3] Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: http://www.darpa.mil/

[4] Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering: http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/89/

[5] Click ahead: http://www.ecouterre.com/harvard-scientists-to-build-endurance-prolonging-smart-suit-for-darpa/

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