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Scientists develop puffer fish pills for effective treatment delivery

February 4, 2019

A puffer fish or blowfish naturally inflates to inedible sizes when threatened, filling up with water or air to evade predators. Certain species even have spines projecting outwards to make them less palatable. The concept is applied to create a similar soft, jelly-like pill designed from absorbent hydrogel particles with an inner protective membrane. The […]

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