New Bandage That Doesn’t Hurt Inspired By Spiderwebs

New Bandage That Doesn’t Hurt Inspired By Spiderwebs

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spiderEven the most pain-tolerant people cringe once in a while, ripping an adhesive bandage off sensitive skin.

But for babies, the removal process can break open their skin, sometimes causing permanent scarring because the medical tape was designed for adults.

Researchers from MIT and Women’s Hospital believe they have addressed the problem with a new kind of medical tape modeled on the design of spiderwebs.

(READ the story from FastCoExist)

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