Jack Andraka was a high school freshman in 2012 when a close family friend died of pancreatic cancer. Deeply affected, he was motivated to read up on the disease and found that diagnosis is usually in a late stage when treatment is ineffective and there is a very low survival rate. Jack was shocked […]Read More... Subscribe
At the age of sixteen, Jack Andraka is a prize winning scientist, who has revolutionized cancer diagnostics. In May 2012, he won the grand prize Gordon E. Moore Award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, worth $75,000, beating out 1,500 participants from over 70 countries in the competition considered the Olympics of Science. […]Read More... Subscribe
In 2012, then high school senior, Angela Zhang, won $100,000 in a national Siemens science competition for her research project, which could hold the key to curing cancer. Angela, currently a Harvard University undergraduate, was the only female individual finalist in the competition. Her interest in her research topic was motivated by her great grandfather’s […]Read More... Subscribe
Things can seem so simple through the eyes of a child. There is no grey, only black and white, right and wrong. It often makes adults, those who “know better,” simply shake their heads. But it’s also why children can surprise us and enlighten us, can accomplish things we wouldn’t have even dreamed of—like, say, […]Read More... Subscribe
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