Manufacturing Innovation: Technology

The Football Helmet of the Future
Technology

The Football Helmet of the Future

With concussions garnering national attention and high impact collisions an inevitable aspect of the sport, football is facing a major issue: how to decrease head injuries without changing the sport altogether. Engineers and helmet manufacturers have responded by reconsidering how and why a football helmet is made.

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Bringing Home A Fleet of Gremlins
Technology

Bringing Home A Fleet of Gremlins

The successful deployment of armed drones has led the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, or DARPA, to take a closer look at areas of improvement. This review entails overcoming three primary challenges: range, recoverability, and costs.

At the risk of oversimplifying, military drones have two primary purposes – dropping bombs and collecting information. The problem is that...

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