Embedded nano-sensors create smart bandages

Embedded nano-sensors create smart bandages

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The research team in Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science department is combining nanotechnology, biochemistry, nano-electronics, 3D printing and coding to produce what could be the health industry’s first intelligent dressing. The smart bandages will be able to track a patient’s levels of activity, send feedback to medical teams on the healing process and possibly even release medication on a timed schedule.

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