24-year-old Arthur Zang, a Cameroonian engineer, invented the Cardiopad. The Cardiopad is a portable, touch screen device that enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram to be performed at remote locations while results of the test, are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them. Zang also became a finalist in the 2012 CPS Distinguished Award for the Sciences.

Ten Inventions by Young Africans