Painless Needle Developed by Indian Institute of Technology and Tokai University Scientists Mimics a Mosquito's Bite

Published: Jul 18, 2008

New Scientist -- A painless "microneedle" that mimics the way a female mosquito sucks blood has been built by engineers in India and Japan. The needle could be used to draw blood, inject drugs, and as a glucose-level monitor for diabetics.

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