Bomb-sniffing dogs get help from Alabama invention - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Bomb-sniffing dogs get help from Alabama invention

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Canines helping soldiers on the front lines will be getting support thanks to research developed on the University of Alabama campus.
     
An inventor and chemist created a thermal-energy product that can be used in textiles to help keep body temperatures at a desired level. It can also be used to keep your coffee hot or your iced tea cold.
     
The material has been used in vests that the military puts on its bomb-sniffing dogs in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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