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Better cooling for faster healing

Properly maintaining the skin temperature is critical for wound healing, especially outdoors. Now, a lightweight and skin-friendly wound dressing is reported that can continuously cool the skin without energy input.

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Fig. 1: DRC dressing can minimize the solar heat gain to cool a wound for faster healing.


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Wu, R., Hsu, PC. Better cooling for faster healing. Nat Chem Eng 1, 279–280 (2024).

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