Posted on November 27th, 2013 by Mary Lord
Combining nanotechnology with foam, Brigham Young University engineering student Jake Merrell has created a “smart foam” that could be placed inside the helmets of football players to measure the impact of hits to the head, and help prevent concussions.
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Tags: Brigham Young University, concussion, engineering student, football, head injury, helmet, invention, Nanotechnology, smart foam
Posted on August 24th, 2012 by Mary Lord
Who says safety can’t be stylish? Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, two young Swedish designers, have rethought the traditional bike helmet as an unobtrusive nylon neck-wrap hat operates like a self-deploying air bag to protect your head.
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Tags: airbag, Anna Haupt, bicycle, bike helmet, Design, head injury, helmet, Hovding, industrial design, safety, Sweden, Terese Alstin