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News tag: Breast


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“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…

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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…