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Video: 11-year-old develops lead-detecting device using carbon nanotubes, earns title of America’s Top Young Scientist

By Faye Oney / October 25, 2017

An 11-year-old recently earned the distinction of America’s Top Young Scientist along with a $25,000 prize when she created a device that detects lead in water. The device incorporates carbon nanotubes and pairs with a mobile app to immediately provide water quality data.

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