Biomimicry yields a new type of patch that may help wounds heal faster.
By Kate Yandell | July 1, 2013
The new bandage created by Jeffrey Karp and his team at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
IMAGE COURTESY OF JEFFREY KARP
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