13-Year-old Receives Google Science Prize for Ingenious Medical Solution

13-year-old-google-prize-winner-released(Good News Network) This 13-year-old just revolutionized an age-old problem in medicine using a remarkably simple method. Anushka Naiknaware from Beaverton, Oregon became one of the top eight finalists of an international Google-run science competition after she invented bandages that notify doctors when they needed to be changed. Using graphene nanoparticles and ink, the bandages start to display fractal patterns when they detect that moisture levels have dropped. Bandages need to be dampened in order to properly heal wounds, but changing bandages too often can be harmful to an injury. This way, medical officials no longer have to rely on guesswork.

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