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Researching Stress, Scientists May Have Accidentally Found Baldness Cure
Some of the greatest discoveries in science have been total accidents — Alexander Fleming’s use of penicillin, Wilson and Penzias’...
After World Cup Refereeing Debacles, FIFA To Look at Goal-Line Monitoring Tech
Sunday was not a good day for soccer referees. Two glaringly obvious blown calls–disallowing a clear goal for England’s Frank...
Carbon Offsets and Recycling Bins Do Not a Green Olympics Make
The pressure to green-up the Olympics builds with each games, forcing the host cities to get creative. Like using beetle-chewed wood for your skating center's roof
The Science Behind Jabulani, Adidas’s 2010 World Cup Soccer Ball
See a video on how this year's latest and greatest piece of soccer engineering comes together
The Incredibly Wide World of Smart Material d3o
From its humble beginnings in a ski beenie three years ago, the elastic polymer that stiffens immediately on impact has exploded
Why Are Reebok’s EasyTone Sneakers For Ladies Only?
Oh the injustice!
How It Works: ESPN’s Ball Tracker Follows Home Runs With Doppler Radar
Debuted during the Home Run derby, the ball-tracking tech uses advanced data processing to superimpose on your screen where a ball will land immediately after it leaves the bat, just like in the video games
For Tour de France Time Trialers, A Sleeker, More Aerodynamic Helmet
As is the case with everything from seat post to spokes, a helmet is never just a helmet in cycling....
Swim Watch Counts Your Laps Automatically
An accelerometer in the watch detects when you turn, leaving you to focus on form