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Can 'robotic' Pills Replace Injections?


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Robotic pill

The chemicals mix to produce carbon dioxide, which inflates a balloon-like structure and pushes tiny drug-filled needles made of sugar into the wall of the intestine.

Credit: Source: InCube Labs; Erik Brynildsen, Timothy Hay, and Andrew Van Dam/The Wall Street Journal

The adage "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning" is destined for a futuristic makeover.

From The Wall Street Journal
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