Loudan Paul

Everything I'm not but wished I was

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Jack Andraka (center), a 15-year-old student from Maryland, came up with a paper sensor that detects pancreatic cancer 168 times faster than current tests. It’s also 90% accurate, 400 times more sensitive, and 26,000 times less expensive than today’s methods. In short: It’s a lot better.
Andraka was inspired to focus on pancreatic cancer because a friend’s brother was killed by the disease. “I became interested in early detection, did a ton of research, and came up with this idea,” he says.
A Cheap, Accurate Cancer Sensor, Created By A 15-Year-Old

You think this kid is going to be set for life? I do…

fastcompany:

Jack Andraka (center), a 15-year-old student from Maryland, came up with a paper sensor that detects pancreatic cancer 168 times faster than current tests. It’s also 90% accurate, 400 times more sensitive, and 26,000 times less expensive than today’s methods. In short: It’s a lot better.

Andraka was inspired to focus on pancreatic cancer because a friend’s brother was killed by the disease. “I became interested in early detection, did a ton of research, and came up with this idea,” he says.

A Cheap, Accurate Cancer Sensor, Created By A 15-Year-Old

You think this kid is going to be set for life? I do…

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    kid is going to be set for life? I do…
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    well done, sir. we need many more like you.
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    damn.
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    So awesome!
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    AND JUST LOOK AT EM … LOOOK AT EM (patrick...sponge bob voice) lol #SALUTE
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    This is so inspiring!! -Eduardo Atjian II
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    I am proud of the kid, very much so. The medical industry should be ashamed that a teenager in 2012 creatively destroyed...
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