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Advice from the inventor of a groundbreaking heart pump

A German engineer came up with an idea for a new kind of heart pump while still a student in the 1990s. His project eventually became a reality and has helped hundreds of thousands of people survive severe heart attacks. He has some advice for newly minted grads and aspiring inventors.

NPR’s Sydney Lupkin reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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