SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: SAFETY GEAR

submitted by: nsf

As athletes push themselves to their limits and sometimes crash or collide, they rely on protective gear to keep them safe. NSF-funded scientists Katharine Flores, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Ohio State University, and Melissa Hines, the director of the Cornell University Center for Materials Research, explain the physics of a collision and exactly how this gear, especially safety helmets, works to prevent injury.

European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Dan Atar & Thomas Luscher on PROTECTION

submitted by: OxfordJournals

Dan Atar in conversation with Thomas Lüscher:
PROTECTION