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Salad Spinner Made Into Life-Saving Centrifuge 87 87

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 in the developing world, enabling them to separate blood to detect diseases like anemia without electricity."

Comment: Re:Sorry to inform you, but... (Score 1) 445 445

They use the word "suspects" but they really have probable cause and Google has being trying not to comply with DA's subpoenas for a long time now.
Here is the underlying difficulty with comparing different legal systems. This practice might be common and acceptable in Brazil.

"Poor man... he was like an employee to me." -- The police commisioner on "Sledge Hammer" laments the death of his bodyguard

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