When treating disorders of specific parts of the Brain, one of the problems with taking drugs orally or intravenously is the fact that they affect the whole brain, potentially causing side effects. With this in mind, scientists from MIT have developed an ultra-thin needle that can deliver tiny doses of medication to parts of the brain as small as one cubic millimeter.
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