Fraunhofer Researchers Develop Dressing that Signals Infection

 - Nov 5, 2010
References: geekosystem & neatorama
This color-changing bandage is one which will treat your wound while making infections visible. This interesting bandage signals an infection by changing its color, perfect for those who are careless to their cuts and scrapes.

Developed by scientists from the Fraunhofer Research Institute in Munich, Germany, the color-changing bandages employ a chemically stable dye that won't affect the wound in any way. Although there are already prototypes available, it is still in its testing phase.