Researchers in Laboratory (image) Washington University School of Medicine Caption From left, Guy Genin, Ph.D., John Boyle and Stavros Thomopoulos, Ph.D., watch as a sample is exposed to stress and force. They have developed algorithms that may lead to the ability to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones. Credit Robert Boston Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.