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Football helmets don’t prevent concussions. What can?
It's not exactly a secret that they make head injuries worse.
Even Tiny Bumps To Your Brain Can Cause Trauma Over Time
And football helmets only protect against the big ones
NFL Concussion Expert Rich Ellenbogen: ‘I Really Don’t Care Who’s To Blame. We Just Have To Move The Science Forward’
Ellenbogen, the co-chair of the NFL's Head, Neck and Spine committee and a neurological surgery professor at the University of Washington, talks to us about the NFL's efforts to make football safer, the future of concussion research, and the technology that will get us there.
A Smarter Football Helmet Could Prevent Brain Damage
THE PROBLEM During the 2010 season, about 160 NFL players suffered concussions, which doctors have linked to depression, early onset...
Woodpeckers’ Heads Inspire New Shock-Absorbing Systems for Electronics and Humans
The spongy bones and tough-as-nails beaks of woodpeckers are inspiring a new generation of shock absorbers, potentially shielding airplane black...
NFL Testing Helmets With Impact-Sensing Accelerometers for Concussion Analysis
The same sensors that detect the tilt of your smartphone could well start showing up in the helmets of NFL...