In response to more than 90% of women in developing countries not having access to breast cancer screenings, engineers at Philadelphia’s Drexel University have developed the iBreastExam, which is a battery-operated, wireless, handheld machine that records variations in breast elasticity, enabling clinicians to perform painless, radiation-free breast exams anywhere in just five minutes, the New York Times reports. The technology is expected to help make up for a lack of radiologists trained to safely operate the scarce number of available mammogram machines in India and developing regions of the world.

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