Can a paper helmet protect cyclists' heads?
12 January 2014 Last updated at 00:40 GMT
Half a million cycle trips are made each day in London, and a recent spate of deaths has put cycle safety at the top of the agenda.
One thing that can be important for safe cycling is a well-fitted cycle helmet.
Most helmets are made from polystyrene, but Dr Ayan Panja has been finding out how humble sheets of paper - arranged in an ingenious way - can offer even more protection.