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Hopkins Engineering Undergrads' Inventions: Power Tools For Double Amputee, Military Surveillance Robot
... from bed; anautomatic wheelchair brake; a bicycle helmet
that offers moreprotection than commercial headgear; and a wheelchair liftpowered by a van's exhaust. (MEDIA NOTE: Color or black and white photos of the studentengineers with the power tools for an amputee and the snake-likerobot are available.) ...
SIDS prevention tactic leads to epidemic of 'misshapen head' in infants
...icollis along with repositioning techniques and/or helmet
therapyto correct the head shape. Complete resolut...gnificant head asymmetry is present at six months, helmet
therapy isnecessary to correct the head shape. "The correction of head asymmetry with helmet
Give it a thought -- and make it so
...ly wishing it so. Outfitted with a virtual reality helmet
and a computer program adept at recognizing key br...as shown that volunteers who don a virtual reality helmet
in her lab can control elements in a virtual world, including turning lights on and off and bringing...
One in three fatal bicycle accidents linked to alcohol
... American Medical Association, also indicates that helmet
wearing declines with drinking. Researchers studi... about 65 percent during the same time period. The helmet
laws that worked well for children should be extended to adult bicyclists, says Susan P. Baker, M.P....
ORNL material could help pilots keep their cool
...ovide chilled air to circulate within the suit and helmet
of a fighter pilot. "Our proposed system would enhance the performance of a persons natural cooling mechanisms," said Klett, who led a team that developed the thermally conductive graphite foam. "Instead of simply cooling the skin through a uniform, ...
New book urges ecologists to think 'outside the helmet'
...as co-authored a new book that is forcing the pith helmet
set to "think outside the helmet." Jonathan M. Chase, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Washington University and Mathew A. Leibold, Ph.D.,associate professor of integrative biology at the University of Texas at Austin, are the authors...
Archaeologists announce discoveries at the ancient Maya site of Waka' in northern Guatemala
...the presence of greenstone plaques that form a war helmet
and by the presence of a carved royal jewel, or "h...may have once been a part of this headdress. "This helmet
is consistent with a kind we associate with the title 'Kaloomte', or 'supreme warlord'," Freidel say...