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Published on Jun 28, 2013
Jack Andraka is arguably one the most remarkable high school students ever. Aged only 15, he created a novel paper sensor that detects pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer in 5 minutes for as little as 3 cents. His research won him the Gordon E. Moore award at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award. In this inspirational talk, Jack argues that the democratisation of science and open access to information are not only essential for innovation to flourish but a basic human right that will allow us to reach our true potential.
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