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To fight opioid crisis, Kentucky middle schoolers build needle database to aid 3D printed collecting device


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A middle school in Kentucky has built an online database to complement a needle-collecting device it developed.

In May of last year, middle schoolers from the Ashland Middle School in Ashland, Ky., were among the national winners of Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow contest. They won for developing a device that lets first responders safely collect potentially hazardous needles left behind by opioid and other drug users.


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