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Gecko’s Stickiness Inspires New Surgical Bandage

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — Borrowing a design from the agile, sticky-footed gecko, scientists have created a waterproof, biodegradable adhesive bandage that may one day replace conventional sutures. The bandage, which could close external wounds and mend internal …

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Color-Changing Bandage Identifies and Treats Infections

What if you could detect and treat bacterial skin infections quickly with a bandage?

Latest Infectious Disease News What if you could detect and treat bacterial skin infections quickly with a bandage? One day soon, you may be able to. It’s not sci-fi. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have invented a bandage that changes color if a bacterial infection is …

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