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    Detecting Cancer

    Jack Andraka was not your typical 15-year-old. His Google search on pancreatic cancer turned into a journey to invent an inexpensive, accurate device to detect the disease. Hear how “hard work and a bunch of failures” helped this teenager change the medical diagnostic industry.

    Jack Andraka
    2012 Intel Science Fair Grand Prize Winner

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    Scientific Breakthroughs: Quantum Leaps, Presented by University of Illinois

    Can you picture a world with civilian space travel? Imagine contact lenses so smart that when you blink, you're able to browse the web. What about a society where cancer has been eradicated? CIW explores these possibilities and more with a discussion of today's most incredible scientific breakthroughs.

    Speakers: Jack Andraka, George Church, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Hessel, Dennis Hong, Shailfali Puri, John Rogers