bookdragon01 (bookdragon01) wrote in geekparents,
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Life imitate Star Trek

Since my dd just got her booster shots (and complained the whole way home about the needles), I could not let this piece go by without sharing it:

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/needleless-injections-0524.html

"MIT researchers have engineered a device that delivers a tiny, high-pressure jet of medicine through the skin without the use of a hypodermic needle..."

Check out the images. It's not quite Dr. McCoy's hypo, but it's not too far off.
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