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Scientists Engineer Bullet-Proof Skin!

Filed under: Wacky, Tacky & TrueScience!

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Forget bullet-proof vests! We want bullet-proof skin!

Dutch scientists have created a skin made with goat's milk packed with spider-silk proteins that is able to STOP bullets fired at reduced speeds!

Key word being "reduced", as the super-human skin can not withstand a bullet from a .22 caliber rifle shot yet, but maybe one day!

Researchers have already grown human skin around the strengthened material, but need more time to determine whether or not the bullet-proof skin can actually be engineered into humans.

We're totally picturing a genius, but troubled scientist begging his financiers for more money, which is being denied after one crucial test went wrong. Now he must be the first human test subject for the risky procedure which inadvertently turns him into a bullet-proof super villain bent on getting revenge against those who threatened his life's work!

If only science was actually THAT exciting! LOL!

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QuickFit Tip Of The Day

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Can’t stomach milk but like the way it tastes? Switch to goat’s milk because it is much easier to digest.

- Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and founder of Authentic Self Wellness, Margaux J. Rathbun

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Five Milk Substitutes

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Five Milk Substitutes

Lactose intolerant? Don’t like the thought of drinking stuff that comes out of cows? Then milk substitutes are just the thing for you!

Here are five popular milk substitutes that will get the job done without that pesky lactose (compiled by fitsugar):

Silk Pure Almond: A great high protein, low fat option.
Coconut milk: Packed with potassium
Goat’s milk: Tons of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B and protein
Rice milk: Great for using in your coffee or pouring over cereal
Soy milk: The classic substitute. If you don’t mind soy products this is a great option.

[Image via AP Images.]

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