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TED Talks: Season 2012

2012x14 Myshkin Ingawale: A blood test without bleeding
TV-PG

  • 2012-03-12T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Anemia is a major -- and completely preventable -- cause of deaths in childbirth in many places around the world, but the standard test is invasive and slow. In this witty and inspiring talk, TED Fellow Myshkin Ingawale describes how (after 32 tries) he and his team created a simple, portable, low-cost device that can test for anemia without breaking the skin.

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