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News tag: Breast


“Bionic bra” fits automatically to match movement level

10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For active and athletic women, finding comfortable and well-fitting upper underwear can be as difficult as participating in a marathon. A new bra, dubbed “bionic bra”, automatically adjusts its tightness in response to breast movement, aiming to make running more comfortable for women. Making this behavior possible, are sensors placed…


Improved early breast cancer detection with electronic skin

11 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Compared to methods such as an MRI, a manual breast exam is extremely low-tech. Scientists, however have developed an "electronic skin" that takes images of small lumps of the breasts after sensing them much better than fingers of a woman can. Factors such as size and shape of lumps indicate…