Category Archives: Cancer and Tumours

15 year-old develops effective, cheap test for pancreatic cancer [TED Audition]

Wow. Here’s Jack Andraka’s TED Audition for a talk on his work developing a carbon nanotube and antibody-based test for pancreatic cancer.

Jack won the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award ($75,000) at the Intel International* Science and Engineering Fair for the same work:

Read more about him, his work and the work he built it on here on Forbes.com.

*Yup – you can have a go too.

Thai Kids Anti-Smoking Ad [Video]

This is well done.

I wonder what would happen if a young orangutan asked this adult for a light? (Indonesian zoo aims to stub out orangutan’s smoking habit, Guardian).

Tori the smoking orangutan, from the Guardian

Tori the smoking orangutan, from the Guardian

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