What will the Band-Aid look like a decade or two down the track?

Today's bandages are pretty good at covering up wounds, sealing them off from infectious bacteria and allowing the body to go to work patching up the damage. But could there come a time when bandages play more of an active role in accelerating healing and fighting infection, so we can peel them off and get on with our lives sooner? A number of research groups around the world have already produced promising experimental versions of futuristic bandages that could take our healing game to the next level. Here's a look at some of the more interesting examples.

Continue Reading Supercharging the Band-Aid: Five futuristic bandages that could take wound healing to the next level

Category: Medical