battlefield trauma

Smart mannequins

If you’ve ever taken a CPR class, you’re probably familiar with the training mannequin called Rescue Annie. Today, much more sophisticated versions of that doll are being used to prepare military personnel to treat battlefield trauma.

SciTech Now Episode 207

Scientists have discovered an unconventional solution to plummeting bee populations: the mushroom; physicist Brian Greene makes science accessible to a wider public through storytelling; Utah’s Hogle Zoo is helping young cancer patients better process their illness; and advanced rescue mannequins are helping train military medical personnel to treat battlefield trauma.