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Conch shells may inspire gen-next helmets, body armours

The shells of marine organisms take a beating from impacts due to storms and tides, rocky shores, and sharp- toothed predators.

Defence Ministry on foreign shopping spree; eyes assault rifles, body armour, helmets for soldiers: Report

Defence Ministry on foreign shopping spree; eyes assault rifles, body armour, helmets for soldiers: Report

Bloomberg reported that the ministry may be purchasing 185,000 modern assault rifles from global markets.

AP cabinet defers making helmet wearing mandatory to Jan 1

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to defer the date for making wearing of helmets compulsory for two-wheeler riders to January 1.

Love cycling? Wear helmets to protect head after accident

 Stricter rules for wearing helmets by cyclists can save many lives as researchers have found that the those wearing helmets have a 58 percent reduced odds of severe traumatic brain injury after an accident, compared to their non-helmeted counterparts.

US eyes mind-controlling helmets for soldiers

The US Army`s science department is working to develop helmets that can influence a soldier`s brain.