Futuristic Dinosaur Eel Fish Armor Would Protect Soldiers With Scales, Sans Smelly Odors

A team of MIT engineers is hoping to develop tomorrow's body armor today with a fish whose family tree stretches back 96 million years. Called the Polypterus senegalus, or "dinosaur eel" to layman schlubs like me, this primitive fish still thrives in the muddy rivers of Africa, and has retained a full-body suit of… »8/03/08 10:00am8/03/08 10:00am