New Bandage Actually Assists with Healing

these bandages “can close wounds significantly faster than other methods and prevent bacterial growth without the need for additional apparatus of stimuli

While adhesive gauze bandages provide a necessary barrier to skin wounds to keep out potential infections, but they do not actively assist in the healing process. Enter active adhesive dressings, or AADs. Developed by researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, the Harvard John A.