You fall and scrape your knee. After cleaning the wound, you plaster a bandage over it and presto! In two to three days, your injury is nothing but a memory.
But what really just happened – how did your wound actually heal?
Using a student-designed software program called MEDUSA, a special type of microscope and a tool called fluorescent tagging, a group of researchers from the University of Toronto’s Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) has been studying just that.