Nov 19, 2018

Star Trek–like Tech Seals Wounds With a Laser

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On Star Trek: The Next Generation, Commander Riker had an impressive ability to receive head wounds. Luckily for him, Dr. Crusher could whip out the “dermal regenerator,” a handheld sci-fi tool that healed skin wounds with a colorful laser.

In early tests, this laser-activated silk and gold material held wounds together better than stitches or glue.

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