Smart bandage releases medication when it senses heat 

April 11th, 2022

A microscopic image of the nanofibers used in a heat-activated wound dressing. Photo: Empa.  While antibiotics are very effective at treating infected wounds, it is generally agreed that they should be used only when necessary. Not only can antibiotics cause unwanted side effects, but their overuse may contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A new experimental […]

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