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New Concussion Sensor Now Available to Athletes

Thursday, March 9, 2017
concussion headband sensor

Two Michigan State University chemists are bringing their impact sensors to market. The effective, yet inexpensive, headband sensors can be worn by athletes in a variety of sports…

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New Invention: Impact-Sensing Headbands

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Gary Blanchard and Marcos Dantus, with MSU’s Department of Chemistry, have invented a headband that records the severity and location of impacts on the head. This inexpensive detector…

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New Impact-Sensors Aid in Concussion Protocol

Monday, July 11, 2016

Professors Gary Blanchard and Marcos Dantus, with MSU’s Department of Chemistry, have developed a headband that records the severity and location of impacts. This inexpensive detector allows coaches,…

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Recent Advances in Impact Sensing

Friday, February 19, 2016

Gary Blanchard, professor in the Department of Chemistry, presents his latest research on impact sensors related to concussions to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Feb. 19,…

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