Earring with Contraceptive Backing (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption An earring is shown paired with a transdermal patch backing. The white ring is the patch containing the contraceptive hormone. Credit Mark Prausnitz, Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.