Biosciences at Brighton

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The ‘smart’ dressing that could save lives

A ‘smart’ medical dressing that glows when it detects bacterial infection is a step closer to saving lives of burns victims. Around 5,000 children and 13,000 adults a year in England and Wales are treated in hospital with serious burns. Infection is a common and serious complication for these patients, but at present it is…

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