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Researchers Create New Technology to ID Aggressive Breast Cancer

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a new technology to tell whether or not stage 0 breast cancer will be aggressive or non-aggressive. This new innovation is called Biomarker Ratio Imaging Microscopy (BRIM). BRIM technology combines traditional pathology techniques with mathematical analysis to determine the levels of biomarkers in a tumor – whether or not the breast cancer needs aggressive treatment. Study author Howard R. Petty, professor of ophthalmology, visual sciences, microbiology, and immunology, stated that women with stage 0 breast cancer (otherwise…

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EyeForcer Wearable Technology Combats Game Boy Disease

Dr. Vahid Sahiholnasab has created a pair of electronic glasses to help prevent children from developing bad posture when playing video games or on mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. The glasses, called the EyeForcer, connect to an Android companion app. As soon as the child starts to slouch or hunch over, he or she receives a warning on their screen. If your child hunches over more than 5 times, the game or video being played or watched will automatically shut down. The device looks…

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