Augmented Reality Muppets Band-Aids Distract Your Kids From Pain

We make no secret of our love for Muppets, so we're psyched that these new augmented reality Band-Aids are bringing our favorite stop-motion puppets into the 21st century. » 5/24/12 10:40am 5/24/12 10:40am

Fiber Optic Bandaids Show Just How Gross Your Wound Is

For people with serious cuts—think surgery patients—making sure that gash is clean is tricky and critical. Chronic wounds can spiral out of control if infections aren't caught early. So how about a bandage that monitors your skin? » 5/23/11 3:40pm 5/23/11 3:40pm

Wireless Band-Aids Monitor Your Gashes From Afar

Here's what putting a wireless chip in a Band-Aid will allow your nurse to do: monitor your blood glucose, ph-level, pressure, as well as perform ECG functions and embed a three-axis accelerometer on your wound. This may not mean much to you as a guy who doesn't have a gigantic sword cut in your side, but come the end… » 2/05/08 1:31pm 2/05/08 1:31pm

Weird Combo of the Day: Celebrate With Injury Clean-Up Items

In our ongoing series where we show you bizarre juxtapositions of items from all over the world, the next Weird Combo of the Day fits in well: What better way to get people to buy a bottle of sparkling wine from this Swedish store than to include a package of colorful Q-Tips and a few Band-Aids hung around the… » 2/07/07 12:00pm 2/07/07 12:00pm