May 8th, 2013
12:56 PM ET

Underwear that know when you smoke

The National Institute of Health has awarded the University of Alabama more than $400,000 in research grants to develop the Personal Automatic Cigarette Tracker.

It's a system that includes breathing and hand gesture sensors designed to detect and record when and how a person smokes to help researchers and smokers figure out why they smoke and hopefully stop.

Erin Burnett has more.

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