Getting a shot at the doctor's office may become less painful in the not-too-distant future.
MIT researchers have engineered a device that delivers a tiny, high-pressure jet of medicine through the skin without the use of a hypodermic needle. The device can be programmed to deliver a range of doses to various depths — an improvement over similar jet-injection systems that are now commercially available.
Read more at MIT News: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/needleless-injections-0524.html
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