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Painless needles developed by Japanese Professor

A Japanese professor has come up with a method of delivering vaccines and drugs that he says is completely painless. Kanji Takada of Kyoto Pharmaceutical University says the device he developed uses micro needles that don’t break the dermis or second layer of skin, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. The needles are made out of a water-soluble polymer that dissolves when pressed into the epidermis, the very outer layer of skin.

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