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Lucideon is aiming high with nanoporous ceramic pills intended to prevent abuse of painkillers

By April Gocha / February 1, 2016

Materials science company Lucideon has developed a new strategy that can prevent drug abusers from using dangerous methods to get high—the company’s ceramic pills are much more structurally robust than traditional pharmaceuticals, making them very difficult to crush or to dissolve into alcohol or other solvents.

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