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12:00 AM | October 04, 2012
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Back when I was in sixth grade, I remember reading a little blurb in some science magazine at school that in the future we could receive shots via a method that would feel as soft as a banana peel. Although I’m now a champ at taking shots, it’s still not a bad idea. We’ve had transdermal patches (think nicotine and birth control) for some time now, but those release their medicine over a period of time. A syringe is capable of delivering a dose at once, and can take a biological sample […]

Strambini LM, Longo A, Diligenti A & Barillaro G (2012). A minimally invasive microchip for transdermal injection/sampling applications., Lab on a chip, 12 (18) 3370-9. PMID:

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