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

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Now, even that's more complicated than you think. A friend of mine works in transcultural psychiatry, and he is interested in the qsuioten of why pepole do and don't take their meds. So Dapsone, or something like that, you have to take for a while. He has a wonderful story of talking to a villager in India and saying, "Have you taken your Dapsone?" "Yes." "Have you taken it every day?" "Yes." "Have you taken if for a month?" "Yes." What the guy actually mnaet was that he'd fed a 30-day dose of Dapsone to his dog that mironng.

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Now, even that's more complicated than you think. A friend of mine works in transcultural psychiatry, and he is interested in the ________ of why ______ do and don't take their meds. So Dapsone, or something like that, you have to take for a while. He has a wonderful story of talking to a villager in India and saying, "Have you taken your Dapsone?" "Yes." "Have you taken it every day?" "Yes." "Have you taken if for a month?" "Yes." What the guy actually _____ was that he'd fed a 30-day dose of Dapsone to his dog that _______.

Solution

  1. meant
  2. people
  3. question
  4. morning

Original Text

Now, even that's more complicated than you think. A friend of mine works in transcultural psychiatry, and he is interested in the question of why people do and don't take their meds. So Dapsone, or something like that, you have to take for a while. He has a wonderful story of talking to a villager in India and saying, "Have you taken your Dapsone?" "Yes." "Have you taken it every day?" "Yes." "Have you taken if for a month?" "Yes." What the guy actually meant was that he'd fed a 30-day dose of Dapsone to his dog that morning.

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Important Words

  1. complicated
  2. dapsone
  3. day
  4. dog
  5. dose
  6. fed
  7. friend
  8. guy
  9. india
  10. interested
  11. meant
  12. meds
  13. month
  14. morning
  15. people
  16. psychiatry
  17. question
  18. story
  19. talking
  20. transcultural
  21. villager
  22. wonderful
  23. works