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Bioengineer developing needle-free "nanopatch" vaccines

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) poses beside a stereo microscope in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) poses beside a stereo microscope in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) poses beside a stereo microscope in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout
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Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) demonstrates the nanopatch to nurses at Port Moresby hospital in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) demonstrates the nanopatch to nurses at Port Moresby hospital in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall (R) demonstrates the nanopatch to nurses at Port Moresby hospital in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout
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An open container of nanopatches is seen in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

An open container of nanopatches is seen in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout

An open container of nanopatches is seen in a laboratory in Brisbane in this handout photograph taken in 2012. REUTERS/Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma/Handout
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