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Nikolai Begg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1 of 2)

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Caption: Nikolai Begg received the prestigious 2013 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for his portfolio of novel medical devices which are helping to make surgical procedures less invasive, and therefore less risky. A Ph.D. candidate at MIT, Begg works directly with doctors and nurses in hospitals to better understand how his inventions can have a positive influence on medical procedures.

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