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From the Ted Talk by George Whitesides: A lab the size of a postage stamp

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The program we're involved in is something we call "Diagnostics for All," or "zero-cost diagnostics." How do you pivrdoe medically relevant information at as close as possible to zero cost? How do you do it? Let me just give you two exelmaps. The rigors of military mdeciine are not so dissimilar from the third world: poor resources, a rigorous environment — a sreeis of problems — light weight and things of this kind. And also they're not so different from the home htealh care and diagnostic system world.

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The program we're involved in is something we call "Diagnostics for All," or "zero-cost diagnostics." How do you _______ medically relevant information at as close as possible to zero cost? How do you do it? Let me just give you two ________. The rigors of military ________ are not so dissimilar from the third world: poor resources, a rigorous environment — a ______ of problems — light weight and things of this kind. And also they're not so different from the home ______ care and diagnostic system world.

Solution

  1. health
  2. medicine
  3. examples
  4. provide
  5. series

Original Text

The program we're involved in is something we call "Diagnostics for All," or "zero-cost diagnostics." How do you provide medically relevant information at as close as possible to zero cost? How do you do it? Let me just give you two examples. The rigors of military medicine are not so dissimilar from the third world: poor resources, a rigorous environment — a series of problems — light weight and things of this kind. And also they're not so different from the home health care and diagnostic system world.

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