News tagged with football

Bone-hard biomaterial

Screws used in surgical operations are often made of titanium. They usually have to be removed after a while or replaced by new ones. A new biomaterial makes this unnecessary. It promotes bone growth and is biodegradable.

dateMar 22, 2010 in Materials Science
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Yahoo! buys Citizen Sports

Yahoo! made a play for more sports fans on Wednesday with the purchase of Citizen Sports, a startup that makes sports-related applications for Facebook and Apple's iPhone.

dateMar 17, 2010 in Business
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Robot footballers wow crowd in Germany

Forget Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney or Lionel Messi. With less than 100 days to the World Cup, it was four pint-sized robots that wowed crowds in Germany Tuesday with their footballing skills.

dateMar 02, 2010 in Robotics
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Simple test may help judge concussion in athletes

A simple test of reaction time may help determine whether athletes have sustained a concussion (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) and when they are ready to play again, according to a study released today that will ...

dateFeb 15, 2010 in Neuroscience
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All clear? Head injuries get attention from states

(AP) -- At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Health
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Fox, Time Warner Cable announce broadcast deal

(AP) -- The Fox television network and Time Warner Cable reached a programming deal in principle on Friday, after leaving millions of people in the lurch about whether they'd be able to see an anticipated college football ...

dateJan 02, 2010 in Telecom
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