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coulthard DIY dialysis machine saves babys life

Apparently even kidney dialysis machines designed for children were too big for Millie Kelly’s 6-pound newborn body, so Dr. Malcom Coulthard (UK) made her a miniature dialysis machine – in his garage. It just goes to show that innovation can still happen at the individual level, even in the medical field.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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