Meet Jack Andraka, one of the most brilliant teenagers on the planet. The 16-year-old is a scientist and humanitarian who was awarded the ISEF Gorden E. Moore award last year (worth $75,000) for developing an early stage Pancreatic Cancer diagnostic test.
The above video captures his unforgettable elation after winning the award. You won’t want to miss it! Also, the video explains his innovation and its importance for our future.
The genius has just begun tapping into his passion and is attempting to inspire other teenagers around the world. In fact, he has assembled a team of teenagers throughout the U.S. and entered the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE competition. The team will have until 2015 to create a smartphone-sized device that can help consumers make health diagnoses at home.
Stay tuned for more amazing innovations from Andraka!