A contactless measurement system that could help detect illnesses such as COVID-19 has been developed by University of Michigan researchers.
North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute (NWI) received a $400,000 grant to investigate improving the properties of materials they’re using for masks and respirators.
mobileSHIELD is designed to demonstrate a way to rapidly deploy I-COVID, the saliva-based test for COVID-19 developed at the University of Illinois.
Designing a wearable exoskeleton will help workers thrive and function longer in harsh, physically strenuous environments such as construction.
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A team of Texas A&M students bonded together to create the EASYMASK, which is designed to provide a reusable and inexpensive face mask for the general population.
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The reusable mask includes a heated copper mesh powered by a battery and surrounded by insulating neoprene, which could help health care professionals and in other situations where social distancing is difficult.
Many manufacturers have taken steps to mitigate COVID-19's effects, but it is largely reactive and uncoordinated and they often don't have plans for managing an outbreak.