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 June 7th, 2012 by Mary Lord
Millions of people get the blues during winter. It’s called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and current treatment requires shining a light in the sufferer’s face for up to two hours a day. But Finnish start-up Valkee has a better idea: directing light into sufferers’ ears.
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Tags: ear buds, Electrical, Engineering, Finnish, gadget, invention, jet lag, light-sensitive proteins, mood, Oulu University, SAD, seasonal affective disorder, Technology, Valkee