Bandages laser-bonded to your skin may fix wounds better than stitches

 作者:黄学     |      日期:2019-03-04 03:14:00
WOUNDS are usually fixed with stitches and staples that damage surrounding tissue. This could be avoided with a new bandage that seals wounds without stitches. Kaushal Rege at Arizona State University and his colleagues made the bandage by combining silk and gold nanorods in a thin material. When a laser is shone on the bandage, the gold converts the light into heat. This leads to structural changes in the silk and the collagen of the tissue it is applied to,