South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles

September 17, 2012 by  
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It’s fair to say that no-one likes receiving injections, yet for foreign travelers, children requiring immunizations, and flu shots, needles are an unfortunate necessity. However a team of scientists from Seoul National University in South Korea have developed a new laser-based system that blasts microscopic jets of drugs into the skin, negating the need for large and painful single-use hypodermic needles and the medical waste they entail. Best of all, the laser-jab is said to be no more painful than being hit with a puff of air. Read the rest of South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: injection , jack yoh , Laser , laser based injection system , medical engineering , medical technology , microscopic , seoul national university , south korea , star trek

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South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles

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