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Ceramic Hybrid Shots Take the Sting Out of Needles

June 8th, 2009 | by pwray@ceramics.org

New polymerization technology may one day take the pain out of
injections and blood draws. A team of researchers at the University of
North Carolina and Laser Zentrum Hannover have recently used two-photon
polymerization to create hollow needles so fine patients wouldn’t feel
them piercing their skin.  These findings are reported in the
International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology. More



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