A Cardiac Exam with a Cell Phone

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Catherine Wong figured the world could use a way to give a cardiac exam using a cell phone. She invented a way to do just that and entered the Google Science Fair, where she was a finalist. Did I mention she was 16 at the time? Jill Pantozzi from The Mary Sue tells the whole inspiring story.

Catherine Wong is a 17-year-old high school student from New Jersey but she’s already making a name for herself in both the science and technology communities. Wong was a finalist in second annual Google Science Fair for creating a bluetooth-enabled device that allows for remote cardiac examination. Yup, she made a cellphone that will test your heart.

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Image from Google Science Fair

Read more from 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL INVENTS CELLPHONE HEART TEST FOR PATIENTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES at The Mary Sue

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