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MIT Researchers Develop Method to Estimate Risk of Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a scaling law that predicts a human’s risk of brain injury. Preliminary results from use of the scale show that humans are much more vulnerable to injury, as they have thinner skulls to protect much larger brains.

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Compounds Protect Brain Cells from Blast Injuries

IowaNow reports on a new class of compounds that is shown to protect brain cells from the type of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury (TBI), including problems with learning, memory, and movement.

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