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Ford’s new Ranger features an impressively thoughtful piece of technology – the Belt Monitor

June 26, 2019

Vehicle safety is extremely important for everyone. We buy cars with many airbags, we buy better, safer tires,…
Soft bedding poses danger to sleeping babies, study shows

April 25, 2019

Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft…
California Company Develops Anti-Explosion Battery

January 4, 2019

Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous, and usually very safe. However, cases have arisen where fatalities or injuries occurred when…
Volvo XC40 wants you to behave – why is it a bit like a dog scooting across the carpet?

January 3, 2019

Modern cars are safe and comfortable and easy to drive. They are very technologically advanced and efficient. In…
Alcohol, firearms and kids: a dangerous mix

November 21, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal…
New research traces the impact of weather safety training from teacher workshops to students’ homes

October 2, 2018

Does knowledge about severe weather translate into meaningful planning that helps the public protect themselves? A new study…
Safety issue with laser pointers: when are they dangerous beyond expectations, and how to test that?

August 19, 2018

The safety topic when talking about laser pointers is becoming a very serious discussion worldwide. This is fueled…
There is 55 % chance that a sex worker is going to experience violence in any given year

April 3, 2018

We can close our eyes and pretend that they don‘t exist. We can push policy makers to introduce…
Blast, impact simulations could lead to better understanding of injuries and body armor

January 25, 2018

Sandia developing specialized computer modeling and simulation to characterize injury Sandia National Laboratories is developing specialized computer modeling…
Gun Safety Matters Challenge

October 22, 2017

A safely stored firearm can mean the difference between a tragic outcome and a life saved. Though many…
Pomelo fruit for protection? BMW says Yes!

July 2, 2017

People wear helmets for a reason – our heads are just not strong enough for extreme sports, motorcycle…
Inflatable plug for subway tunnels demonstrated

June 17, 2017

A giant, inflatable structure designed to prevent flooding in subways was rolled out, literally, for media observers inside…
Startup Licenses UA Mining Safety Training Program

June 6, 2017

The University of Arizona has licensed an interactive training program developed at the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources to startup…
A Faster, Less Costly Test Detects Foodborne Toxin

May 12, 2017

Good news on the food-safety front: Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed a new test that’s faster,…
Wireless Wearable That Blows Snowboard Binding Straps

March 13, 2017

German company Avalanche Float Solutions introduced the latest avalanche safety device that uses pyrotechnics system to blow snowboard binding straps freeing…
Scania recalls its fluffy bear – why companies recall their products so often?

February 13, 2017

Nowadays we hear reports about various recalls quite often. It is not because our manufacturing methods are getting…
PIN-controlled Self-locking Gun

August 11, 2016

Startup Safety First Arms created a self-locking Smart 2 pistol, which is unlocked using a built-in PIN pad. It also incorporates…
Cool Runnings – an app that can reduce childhood scalding

July 21, 2016

These days it seems as if there is a smartphone app for everything. Our finances are there, our…
Saddles And Wheels Protection From Theft

March 17, 2016

Hexlox protects bike’s saddle and wheel from thefts. Every bike already has bolts to fasten your components and we need…
ONR Advances Cutting-Edge Unmanned Underwater Vehicles at Demo

October 5, 2015

Robotic arms help Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techs to neutralize underwater mines. Autonomous underwater vehicles map out a…
Can robots make good teammates? In Yale lab, they are learning the skills

September 22, 2015

Are they our evil overlords, or our personal servants? Another possibility altogether is that they’re our dependable co-workers,…
Study: Reducing street lighting does not increase traffic accidents and crime

July 31, 2015

Street lights cost governments tremendous amounts of money and generate huge emissions of carbon dioxide. However, it is…
What sounds make us feel safe in public?

July 24, 2015

Rationally speaking, most people know that random, violent crime is rare. But that doesn’t keep them from getting…
Vigek Smoke Alarm: Get Alerts and Real-Time View From Anywhere

July 22, 2015

One of the simplest and most effective ways to safeguard yourself and your family from a fire is…
Sandia tamper-detecting seal is tough to fool

July 9, 2015

A critical area of security is ensuring that something inside a container stays there. Sandia National Laboratories has…
Be current smart: New water safety tips for parents and youth

May 18, 2015

With summer just around the corner, millions of swimmers will enjoy Michigan’s Great Lakes beaches and cool water,…
“Fingerprinting” chips to fight counterfeiting

May 4, 2015

It’s often said that no two human fingerprints are exactly alike. For that reason, police often use them…
Lack of safety at school and poverty linked to childhood obesity

April 30, 2015

A lack of safety at school is one of the correlates of childhood obesity, say researchers at the…
New technology makes drones safer and smarter

April 15, 2015

Quadcopters, commonly known as drones, currently are gaining public attention. They can be used in a variety of…
Weightless experiments prevent fires in space

April 9, 2015

Associate Professor Grunde Jomaas from DTU Civil Engineering is coordinating an international research programme targeted at fire safety…
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