Myth: Injecting medicine straight into your heart can be beneficial in some way.
If you've ever had a blood test, you might recall how the used syringe gets its own personal waste-sheath, then is thrown in a larger bin. A Cambridge Consultants designer has given the syringe a green makeover, so it becomes its own packaging.
Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology and Tokai University have taken the natural features of a mosquito's mouth, and created a new type of needle that promises pain-free blood sample collection and injections.
We've brought you inventions that aim to replace the scary-looking hypodermic syringe before, but this new design reinvents the device in a kid-friendly package. Designed by Christopher Holden, a student at Northumbria University in the UK, MediDome combines drug and needle in a stick-on blister, designed for a single…