Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

Infomercials offer a world of potential solutions for back pain, but most of them have at least one of three problems--they are unproven, unworkable or just plain unattractive. A team of Vanderbilt University engineers is changing that with a design that combines the science of biomechanics and advances in wearable technology to create a smart, mechanized undergarment.

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