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2011-12-13 19:13:03

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Sandia National Laboratories, and the University of California, San Diego have developed new technology that uses microneedles to allow doctors to detect real-time chemical changes in the body – and to continuously do so for an extended period of time.

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2010-08-25 19:28:25

Hollow microneedles open the door to new techniques for diagnosing and treating a variety of medical conditions, including skin cancer.

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2010-03-22 08:39:29

A team led by researchers from North Carolina State University has published a paper that describes the use of a technique called atomic layer deposition to incorporate "biological functionality" into complex nanomaterials, which could lead to a new generation of medical and environmental health applications.

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2008-01-08 11:30:00

Painful injections and blood draws may soon be a thing of the past.


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