Found: a Sweet Way to Make Everything Things Almost Indestructible (1 of 3) (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption The natural "armor," made of sugar, that shocked scientists with its durability, surviving even a bath in boiling lye. Credit Courtesy Edward H. Egelman, UVA School of Medicine Usage Restrictions May be used to accompany news coverage of the discovery. All other uses require express written permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.