Girl Genius: This 12-year-old Invented a Device to Detect Lead in Water—And She's Just Getting Started

H2ORadio_GirlGenius.jpgThe discovery of lead in drinking water systems in Flint, Michigan, and other cities around the country has motivated researchers to find new—and faster—ways to detect contamination in water supplies. One scientist who recently invented a way to rapidly test for lead in water developed her award-winning solution between swim team practice and piano lessons . H2O Radio reports.