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TeachEngineering: Design a Bicycle Helmet

The process of designing a bicycle helmet can quite taxing, but this helpful and fun instructional activity offered by the TeachEngineering website makes it all a bit more accessible for both instructors and students. The site begins by offering up a summary of the project's goals and its connections to the field and practice of engineering. After that, it dives right into the learning objective...
Running Barefoot

How and why do humans run comfortably without modern running shoes? This is a good question, and it is a question that is under investigation by the talented folks at the Skeletal Biology Lab at Harvard University. The collaborators here include Daniel E. Lieberman, Madhusudhan Venkadesan, Adam I. Daoud, and William A. Werbel. Much of their research looks into the world of foot strikes....