29 April 2019
WATCH: Scientists develop birth control patch which can be mounted on jewellery, and transferred into the skin
Scientists at a US university have developed a form of birth control patch which can be transferred into the skin via an earring, wristwatch or a necklace.
Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel form of birth control that's literally as simple as putting on an earring.
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