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Salad Spinner Made Into Life-Saving Centrifuge

May 4th, 2010 05:49 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

lucidkoan writes “Two Rice University students have transformed a simple salad spinner into an electricity-free centrifuge that can be used to diagnose diseases on the cheap. Created by Lauren Theis and Lila Kerr, the ingenious DIY centrifuge is cobbled together using a salad spinner, some plastic lids, combs, yogurt containers, and a hot glue gun. The simple and easily-replicated design could be an invaluable tool for clinics the developing world, enabling them to separate blood to detect diseases like anemia without electricity.”

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  • John Angelillo

    Not only is Lila soooo smart, but she is gorgeous too!!!


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