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A shark-deterrent wetsuit and it's not what you think

12 Mar 2015 Morvarid Akhbari
Hamish Jolly, an ocean swimmer in Australia, wanted a wetsuit that would deter a curious shark from mistaking him for a potential source of nourishment. Working with a team of scientists, he and his friends came up with a fresh approach — not a shark cage, not a suit of chain-mail, but a sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision.

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Hamish Jolly brings his entrepreneurial eye to the rare but viscerally terrifying issue of shark attacks.

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