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trauma

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Face shield could head off trauma in military

A new study out of MIT uses computer simulation to show how face shields on military helmets could help soldiers avoid a variety of brain injuries from blast waves.

By Nov. 23, 2010

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Man and chainsaw no match for device that controls bleeding

The day a hospital in Memphis started using the iTClamp, a man who lost control of his chainsaw became the first in the US to use it -- and be saved by it.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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'X-Files' star Gillian Anderson writing sci-fi book series

"A Vision of Fire" is the first book penned by Anderson and co-writer Jeff Rovin in their "EarthEnd Saga." Agent Mulder would be proud.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Paleontologists discover 'chicken from hell' dinosaur

Scientists from the Carnegie and Smithsonian museums, as well as the University of Utah, have unveiled a new dinosaur they have dubbed the "chicken from hell."

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Hair clip inspires device that clamps down traumatic bleeding

The ITClamp could reduce traumatic bleeding deaths in combat zones and following civilian accidents by helping minimize blood loss before surgery.

By Apr. 6, 2012

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How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

The Infrascanner Model 2000, which uses near-infrared technology to screen for intracranial hematomas, is intended for use on battlefields, in hospitals, and on the sidelines of high-contact sports.

By Jan. 21, 2013

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Science secrets of the scariest haunted houses

ScareHouse taps into neuroscience to take the experience from spooky to psychological thriller. Some visitors get so freaked they end up using their safe word.

By Oct. 31, 2013