February 28, 2013

Inside Science TV – Ouch-Free Medical Tape

Source: Inside Science TV

December 7, 2012
Laulicht Tape Adhesive Schematic

Medical Tape Innovation Featured On CNN Health

Source: CNN Health – Spiderwebs may inspire better medical tape

Taking medical tape off an adult isn’t too painful because breakage occurs in the glue (you can sometimes see the leftover residue). But removing the same adhesive from a newborn can break fragile skin, causing significant damage, says Jeffrey Karp, researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Traditional medical tape has two layers: the sticky one and the non-sticky one that forms the backing. The adhesive is designed for adults, Karp said; newborns need something else just for them.
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December 7, 2012

Neonatal Medial Tape – Demonstration Video


November 24, 2012

Karp Lab Movember 2012

The KarpLab team is proud to announce their Movember 2012 effort! This is a renewal of our annual commitment and effort to raise funds for prostate cancer research.

Do visit the KarpLab Upper-Lip-Hair Dreamteam and contribute your bit to prostate cancer research!

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