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Gitanjali Rao: Time magazine names teenage inventor its first ‘kid of the year’

The 15-year-old scientist has used technology to address contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and cyberbullying

A 15-year-old scientist and inventor has been named as Time magazine’s first “kid of the year”.

Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, has invented new technologies across a range of fields, including a device that can identify lead in drinking water, and an app and Chrome extension that uses artificial intelligence to detect cyberbullying.

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