“If my mom asked me what do you want for Christmas, I’d be like, lead,” Gitanjali said.
That’s right, lead, which Gitanjali needed for an invention.
“Imaging living day in and day out drinking contaminated water with dangerous substances like lead. Introducing tethys, the easy to use, fast, accurate, portable and inexpensive device to detect lead in water,” Gitanjali said in her presentation for the Young Scientist Challenge. She won the national competition for her invention.
These are the instincts we should be nurturing.