May 01, 2013 - 6:06 pm
Jack Andraka is a fifteen year old freshman in Maryland high school. He developed a paper sensor that could detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in five minutes for as little as 3 cents. He conducted his research at John Hopkins University. This research could change the face of cancer and promote early detection. He has been selected as the Intel 2012 ISEF winner and has won awards at multiple national and international math competitions. Watch him on Youtube
Amazing! Now we just need some smart kid with a chemistry set to develop a cure for cancer in his mom's basement ... Makes you wonder where all reseach money is going.