THE SMART BANDAGES SHORTENED WOUND-HEALING TIMES IN MOUSE STUDIES.
A colorful new weapon has emerged in the war on antibiotic resistance.
On Wednesday, researchers in China published a study in the journal ACS Central Science detailing their creation of a new kind of smart bandage. At first, when you apply it to a wound, the bandage is green. But if it detects a bacterial infection, the bandage turns yellow — and releases a built-in antibiotic to treat the infection.