• 60%
    1 vote
  • Rate this episode
    What did you think?
  • 5
    watchers
  • 7
    plays
  • 16
    collected
PosterPoster

TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x163 Anushka Naiknaware: A teen scientist's invention to help wounds heal
TV-PG

  • 2018-05-29T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Working out of her garage, Anushka Naiknaware designed a sensor that tracks wound healing, becoming the youngest winner (at age 13) of the Google Science Fair. Her clever invention addresses the global challenge of chronic wounds, which don't heal properly due to preexisting conditions like diabetes and account for billions in medical costs worldwide. Join Naiknaware as she explains how her "smart bandage" works — and how she's sharing her story to inspire others to make a difference.

Loading...