Students Design a Better World

Students design creative solutions for third world's most vexing problems.

December 17, 2010, 2:36 PM

Dec. 17, 2010— -- Students around the world are designing and distributing products for developing countries. Here are some of their recent innovations:

A Neonatal Incubator From Car Parts

This story is part of ABC News' "Be the Change: Save a Life" initiative, a year-long series of broadcast and digital coverage focusing on global health issues. Watch the kickoff on a special-edition of "20/20" tonight at 10 p.m. ET.

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Better Cooking Stoves

Wheelchair Can Tackle Unpaved Roads, Rough Terrain

Water Transport

The Leveraged Freedom Chair: The Wheelchair for the Rural Developing World

Ancient Amazons Inspire Modern Day Solutions

Affordable Color and Money Identifier for the Blind

Increasing Crop Yields to Fight Soil Depletion

The "Be the Change: Save a Life" initiative is supported in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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