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Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Plasma-coated bandages could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure, diabetic or vascular ulcers that won't heal on their own.

'Smart' bandages - a revolution in healing

'Smart' bandages - a revolution in healing

On the 100th anniversary of the Band-Aid, Tufts engineer Sameer Sonkusale is working to make “smart” bandages.

First cochlear implants with lighting array

First cochlear implants with lighting array

Researchers combine for the first time gene therapy in the cochlea with optical cochlear implants to optogenetically activate the auditory pathway in gerbils.

Robotic textiles could enable new mechanotherapy

Robotic textiles could enable new mechanotherapy

A new smart fabric that can be inflated and deflated by temperature-dependent liquid-vapor phase changes could enable a range of medical therapeutics.

Machine learning predicts side effects from chemotherapy

Machine learning predicts side effects from chemotherapy

Researchers have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity.

Artificial skin makes robots sweat and heals wound

Artificial skin makes robots sweat and heals wound

Researchers have developed a smart surface that can actively and repeatedly release and reabsorb substances by environmental stimuli.

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