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Hand in glove: WVU researchers test safety measures for coal industry

While researchers atWest Virginia Universitywere testing coal miners’ safety gloves to help reduce lost-time accidents, they went a step further.Eduardo Sosa, a research associate professor inmechanical and aerospace engineeringin theBenjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, and Marta Moure, a post-doctoral fellow from Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, reduced the need for future physical testing of the gloves through computer simulations.