Barbed Porcupine Quills Could Help Enhance Various Biomedical Devices

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A porcupine quill only needs half the force of a hypodermic needle in order to pierce skin. This new study also explains why the quills are hard to remove and this discovery could improve a variety of medical instruments.

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