kramer writes "New Scientist is reporting the creation of a lighweight radiation-proof fabric called Demron. Demron is being touted by its inventors as comparable to lead shielding at a fraction of the weight. Could be very useful for any future interplanetary space missions where the amount of radiation absorbed by the crew is a significant concern."
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