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MIT researchers are looking to imitate nature in the medical field. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

MIT Creating Porcupine-Inspired Medical Needles

Engineers are creating medical needles and adhesives that emulate barb-tipped porcupine quills.

12/12/2012