Sunday, October 22, 2017

11 year old invents device to detect lead in water


The Flint water crisis put lead in the news. Gitanjali Rao mulled this for a couple years, finding the existing testing option lacking. So in 7th grade, with a smartphone and some nanotubes and access to some laboratories, she invented a better way. Sustainable entrepreneurship in action. Way to go!

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/10/20/559071028/troubled-by-flint-water-crisis-11-year-old-girl-invents-lead-detecting-device

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