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Diamond-studded silk wound dressing improves healing

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing improves healing

Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in burns, skin grafts and chronic wounds.

A wearable for treating antibiotic-resistant infections

A wearable for treating antibiotic-resistant infections

Researchers have developed a wearable solution that allows a patient to receive treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections and woundswithout leaving home.

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Research from the University of Plymouth suggests that robot pets could pose an infection risk if passed between staff and service users without cleaning.

A bacteria-grabbing smart capsule

A bacteria-grabbing smart capsule

Researchers have developed a 3D printed ingestable capsule that can capture samples throughout the gut and safely transport these outside the body for testing.

AI may be able to ID drug-resistant superbugs

AI may be able to ID drug-resistant superbugs

Scientists have shown that different strains of the same bacterial pathogen can be distinguished by a machine learning analysis of their growth dynamics alone.

High-tech clothing: Wearable health

High-tech clothing: Wearable health

Thanks to a variety of smart technologies, high-tech clothing today is capable of analyzing body functions or actively optimizing the microclimate.