A smart plaster – level 1
Three Polish students invent a smart plaster. The plaster is called SmartHEAL. It has a special sensor in it. This sensor can show doctors how a wound is healing. This work is very important for doctors and patients.
Some wounds take a long time to heal. Doctors take off the plaster often. They need to check how the wound is healing. Sadly, the check is not good for the wound. It hurts, too. The smart plaster can stay on the skin for a long time.
The students win an award for the plaster. They get 35,000 dollars. They will use the money to test the plaster on real patients. They hope to start selling the plaster in 2025.
Difficult words: plaster (a material like a band-aid which doctors use to cover the skin), wound (a cut or hole in the body), heal (to become healthy again).
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