News tagged with head

When life gives you weeds, make a salad

August was known by early Anglo-Saxons as "weed month," for this is the month broadleaf weed growth accelerates, even on this continent. These weeds are emulating the grasses that took off so abundantly last winter.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Building a better safety helmet

Student researchers at Northeastern University have developed the technology for a helmet that could measure the severity of head injuries suffered by fallen skiers or snowboarders and alert first responders to the significance ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Engineering
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Neuropsychologist says most concussions deliver 95g's

Head injury expert Kim Gorgens, a neuropsychologist at the University of Denver (DU), says that most concussions deliver 95 g's to the human body upon impact. G-force is a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity. ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Other
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