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What's in a football helmet? (video)

American Chemical Society

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 2015 -- Football is back, and with all the hard hits and tough tackles come renewed concerns about safety. Every NFL player is required to wear a helmet, but the helmets of today are a far cry from the leather creations from decades ago. To kick off this football season, Reactions looks at everything that goes into a football helmet and how chemistry helps keep players safe. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/meWQ2K2p0c8.

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