Photos of the Year
Photos of the Year
From bubbling plants to endangered whales, here are some amazing images from The Scientist in 2019.
Photos of the Year
Photos of the Year

From bubbling plants to endangered whales, here are some amazing images from The Scientist in 2019.

From bubbling plants to endangered whales, here are some amazing images from The Scientist in 2019.

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Image of the Day: Fizzy Birth Control
Image of the Day: Fizzy Birth Control
Emily Makowski | Nov 7, 2019
A microneedle patch can subcutaneously deliver a contraceptive hormone to rats.
Infographic: Immune Cell Monitoring Via a Skin Patch
Infographic: Immune Cell Monitoring Via a Skin Patch
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2019
A stick-on patch enables sampling of immune cells in the skin.
Image of the Day: Broken Needles
Image of the Day: Broken Needles
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 17, 2019
A long-acting contraceptive patch with microscopic needles releases a drug slowly over time.
Making Micromotors Biocompatible
Making Micromotors Biocompatible
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 31, 2016
Researchers are developing potent ways to fuel and control the movement of micromotor devices.
Worm Bandage
Worm Bandage
Kate Yandell | Jun 30, 2013
Biomimicry yields a new type of patch that may help wounds heal faster.
Sticking Power
Sticking Power
Kate Yandell | Jun 30, 2013
An adhesive inspired by a parasitic worm could help better affix skin grafts in burn patients.