The needle and syringe are icons of modern medicine.
But a device developed at MIT to squirt medicines quickly and pretty much painlessly through the skin suggests that the future of medicine could be needle-free.
The idea is to shoot an extremely thin, extremely fast jet of medicine straight through skin and into muscle. “It’s sort of like a laser beam,” project leader and mechanical engineering professor Ian Hunter tells Shots.
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