Camouflage Paint to protect our soldiers from intense heat

Camouflage face paint can make a soldier invisible to enemy eyes. But it won’t shield him from the searing heat of a roadside bomb, a lethal 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit. And the greases and oils in the makeup just add fuel to the fire, essentially cooking the soldier’s face. But now researchers have come up with a safer, heat-blocking alternative presented this week at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. Read more…

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