By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – With increasing concern about concussions from sports, some players have started wearing electronic sensors to measure head impacts.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.
Christine Portfors holding a tropical fruit bat from “the bat lab” research facility. Vancouver – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology at WSU Vancouver, will give her sixth annual presentation on bats from 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Administration building, Room 110. At a time of year when bats are […]