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Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.
Researchers develop a pill that could be swallowed to deliver drugs directly into our digestive tracts via tiny needles. And that's better how?
Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.
Researchers develop a microneedle array that could analyze your body chemistry in real time.
Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.
Researchers at Purdue University develop a pump that, activated by body temperature alone, could push large-molecule drugs through painless microneedles.
A patch comprising hundreds of microscopic needles could allow laypeople to self-administer vaccines and then simply watch the patch dissolve, according to researchers at Georgia Tech.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed a painless patch of "microneedles" that could replace hypodermic needles and even annual flu shots.
CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos just finished a whirlwind tour of Ireland's tech start-ups and research centers. Here's what he found.
Technology adapted from inkjet printers could deliver medicine or vaccines much like a nicotine patch.