Re: Re Active Shield concepts

Gina Miller (
Wed, 1 Sep 1999 10:53:55 -0700

>From: "Robert J. Bradbury" <>

>>I haven't read this in a while, but I think an active shield is
>>one that response actively to a threat. Like a fabric that is
>>very soft under normal conditions, but upon sensing a sharply
>>penetrating force, becomes as strong as steel. It is kind of
>>like the airbag in a car. This could also be done with a flying
>>swarm of nanobots in close proximity to your body. These are
>>discussed a little bit in Nanomedicine.

This sounds like Josh Halls utility fog. (he is in my Nanotechnology Issue)

Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
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