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My 3 Cents 0n Cancer: Jack Andraka at TEDxSanJoseCAWomen
YT ^ | 01/13/13 | TEDxTalks

Posted on 03/13/2013 5:39:26 PM PDT by Doogle

Jack is a fifteen year old freshman in 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. Jack is on the national junior whitewater kayaking team and enjoys playing with his dog and folding origami.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: tedx
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1 posted on 03/13/2013 5:39:26 PM PDT by Doogle
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To: Chode

ping

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9yuAhusVts&feature=player_embedded


2 posted on 03/13/2013 5:40:21 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Wow!


3 posted on 03/13/2013 5:43:52 PM PDT by diamond6 (Need scientific proof of God? Check out: http://www.magisreasonfaith.org/)
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To: Doogle
cool... but for one reason or another, it'll prolly take years before it comes into mainstream use
4 posted on 03/13/2013 5:58:23 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

hope he has the patent


5 posted on 03/13/2013 6:00:25 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
i heard that...
6 posted on 03/13/2013 6:12:31 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Doogle

Said he was working with John Hopkins lawyers on the patenting.


7 posted on 03/13/2013 6:29:26 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: Doogle

It’s Johns Hopkins.


8 posted on 03/13/2013 6:37:17 PM PDT by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: Doogle; JenB
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.
. . . but how many high school classes did he miss while he was spending seven months doing that?
</sarcasm>

9 posted on 03/13/2013 6:44:48 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion
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To: Doogle

The kid’s speech is loaded with “diversity” PC nonsense. But hey - cut him some slack, he’s 15 - and not all of us were conservative at 15 (tho I was).


10 posted on 03/13/2013 6:48:02 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion
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To: Doogle

I’d be even more impressed if he did this in his basement.


11 posted on 03/14/2013 2:55:36 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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