NOCSAE, an independent and non-profit standard-setting body, has developed sophisticated performance and standard tests for football helmets and facemasks, as well as other sports, and is a leader in scientific research to understand concussions and head injury. This test is testing the linear impact.
The first near-field communication apps are trickling in, but the handsets that can use them remain in the minority.
The research could reveal how neural circuits work together in response to their environment.
In this video, researchers use a computer program control the position of magnetic pill inside a rat's intestine.
Technology Review explores the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, looking for the big trends and small wonders amidst this year's crop of tablets, robots, concept cars, and other new products.
Researchers at the University of Texas in Dallas make high-tech yarns from nanotubes and powders. The yarns could be woven into battery electrodes, superconfucting fabrics, and wearable electronics.
Researchers are developing software tools to make it easier and faster to redesign microbes that make biofuels or drugs.
Technology Review's I.T. Editor, Erica Naone, demonstrates how the Microsoft Kinect works and then hacks it apart.
Technology Review's I.T. Editor, Tom Simonite, reviews a Vgo telepresence robot. Simonite is located in TR's San Francisco office and uses the robot to communicate "face-to-face" with colleagues in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
On the 10th anniversary of the Human Genome Project, we ask: where are the therapies?