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How a BBQ Lighter Inspired a New Vaccine Technology

The innovation blazes a trail towards a pain-free vaccine future

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It’s the size of a pen, weighs as much as two AA batteries, and works without a power source. A new microneedle device developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology has the potential to transform vaccine delivery as we know it.




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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