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It’s a measure of how well your diet is working, but it can be inconvenient to check if your waist is shrinking by wrapping a tape around it and reading off the number.

Six college students say a device they have developed does the cumbersome work for you, sending a reading to a cellphone and doing away with the need for a conventional measuring tape.

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