Teenager Designs New Advanced Cancer Test

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Pancreatic cancer cells, grown in culture (Anne Weston, LRI, CRUK. Wellcome Images/flickr)

In some ways, 15-year-old Jack Andraka is a normal teenager. He’s a fan of "Glee" and likes to kayak. But he’s also the mind behind a new pancreatic cancer test that is 168 times faster than anything else in the field. In May, Jack won $75,000 at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his test.

Guests:

Jack Andraka

Produced by:

Joe Hernandez and Mythili Rao

Comments [1]

Very, very , very impressive.

Aug. 23 2012 07:24 AM

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