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transdermal

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Researchers bypass blood work, favoring lasers to detect malaria

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

By January 8, 2014

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What's a zit's life span? ScanZ aims to help clear that up

Device takes transdermal images, which are sent to a smartphone app and then run through algorithms developed at the Mayo Clinic that help predict when zits are likely to disappear.

By November 7, 2013

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Futuristic handcuffs would administer shocks, drugs

A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.

By December 8, 2012

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Viagra patch gets lift from nanotech

Nanotech fosters another big medical breakthrough: a Viagra patch. The high-tech drug delivery system promises faster acting, longer-lasting doses.

By July 29, 2011

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New pump to deliver drugs via microneedle patch

Researchers at Purdue University develop a pump that, activated by body temperature alone, could push large-molecule drugs through painless microneedles.

By September 1, 2010

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Steve Jurvetson: Only investing in the unknown

If other people are investing in it, Jurvetson thinks it's passe. He keeps coming back for more tech he doesn't understand.

By July 6, 2009