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Space Suits With That 'Je Ne Sais Quoi'

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Science  07 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5608, pp. 813
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5608.813

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For the latest in biosafety gear, scientists are turning to that epicenter of fashion, France. A new suit produced there is lighter, quieter, and more comfortable, many say, than the U.S.-made model--it's even made to measure. Some expect that the new suit may take high-containment labs by storm.