This Box Doesn't Look Like Much, But It Could Save Lives

Successfully completing a surgery is no small feat under the best conditions. But imagine trying to pinpoint the right spot for an incision with no light in a dirty environment: It just can’t be done. A new invention might fix that. It’s a 20-foot shipping container called the Sterile Box, and it contains everything needed to clean and sterilize surgical equipment. It’s designed to be dropped into most any setting where people need medical attention but can’t get it due to infrastructure problems. People living in rural Malawi, for instance, lack easy access to electricity and piped water, which means

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