The Safety Issue
At the center of The Safety Issue is one theme: protection. Sometimes what is behind a defense is living, sometimes it is historic, but in the end it is always of value. This month, we look at what's worth keeping.
In the dangerous and dirty world of mining, technology is creating new ways to dig -- and keep miners safe.
When consumer technology fails, it's frustrating. When a medical device fails, the effects can be fatal. Meet the ECRI Institute, watchdog for gadgets in clinics and hospitals across the globe.
Concussions have long accepted in the hard-hitting world of football, from pee-wee to the pros. New tech has led to safer helmets, but will they prevent more head injuries?
The U.S. Army is using eye-popping nanotechnology to upgrade and replace equipment soldiers bring onto the battlefield.