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January 29, 2021

Microneedle patch

Engineers have developed a microneedle patch that can be applied to the skin, capture a biomarker of interest from interstitial fluid and allow clinicians to detect its presence due to its unprecedented sensitivity.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant CBET 1900277.]

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Learn more in the Washington University in St. Louis news story No more needles?. (Date image taken: 2020; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 94, 20210)

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