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Do New Materials Make the Athlete?

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Science  01 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5889, pp. 626
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5889.626a

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Athletes are donning ever more high-tech gear in hopes of gaining an edge in the Olympics. But any boost to performance could just be psychological.