Identifying Strains Before Injuries Occur

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-20453
Published October 01, 2014 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Engineers at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo, say that they have developed algorithms that can identify weak spots in tendons, muscles, and bones prone to them tearing or breaking. Their technology may one day help pinpoint minor strains and tiny injuries in the body’s tissues long before bigger problems occur.