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From the Ted Talk by Manu Prakash: Lifesaving scientific tools made of paper

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So we got back to work, wrote down a couple of _________. If you take the _____ torque that you put in, you take the drag on this disc, and the twist drag on these strings, you should be able to ______________ _____ this. This is not the only equation in my talk. Ten _____ of math later, we could actually write down the complete analytical solution for this dynamic system. And out comes what we call "Paperfuge." That's my postdoc Saad Bhamla, who's the co-inventor of Paperfuge. And to the left, you see all the centrifuges that we're trying to replace.

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  1. equations
  2. input
  3. mathematically
  4. solve
  5. pages

Original Text

So we got back to work, wrote down a couple of equations. If you take the input torque that you put in, you take the drag on this disc, and the twist drag on these strings, you should be able to mathematically solve this. This is not the only equation in my talk. Ten pages of math later, we could actually write down the complete analytical solution for this dynamic system. And out comes what we call "Paperfuge." That's my postdoc Saad Bhamla, who's the co-inventor of Paperfuge. And to the left, you see all the centrifuges that we're trying to replace.

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