News tagged with head

Why do woodpeckers resist head impact injury?

Head injury is a common concern around the world, but researchers suggest that woodpeckers may have an answer for minimizing such devastating injuries. As reported in the Oct. 26 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE, an analysis ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Sony shows wearable 3-D personal theater

Sony says it will start selling a head mounted display that provides a 3-D theater of music videos, movies and games, targeting people who prefer solitary entertainment rather than sitting in front of a TV with family or ...

dateAug 31, 2011 in Consumer & Gadgets
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3D scans make Chinese helmets fit properly

Asian users experience poor fit in products used on the head, like helmets. The reason is that designers only use data from Western heads. To solve this problem, product designer and researcher Roger Ball set up the award ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Other
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Cancer on the breath? The nose knows

A breath test for "sniffing out" cancer in a person's breath is a step closer to reality, according to a study recently published in the British Journal of Cancer. The study results show that the device developed by Prof. ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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