This Woodpecker-Inspired Collar Could Protect Athletes from Concussion

This Woodpecker-Inspired Collar Could Protect Athletes from Concussion

6.21.2016

Last year, Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers announced he was quitting football because of the high risk of concussion and long-term brain damage, despite protective helmets. And he’s not alone: it’s a growing concern, particularly for teenaged athletes. But a new collar inspired by the humble woodpecker may help protect athletes from such trauma in the future .

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