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A Teen Wrote 200 Letters To Get Lab Space. All But One Said No. Now, Cancer Should Be Very Worried


Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ins[irational, young scientist, research, news, interesting )

Cal
- 278 days ago - upworthy.com
When one lab gives him a chance, he shows that kids aren't just the future, but also the present.



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Lois Jordan (55)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 4:36 pm
Noted. Thanks so much for posting this wonderful video, Cal.
What a brilliant & determined young man this is! Now that he's created a simple & inexpensive test for pancreatic cancer, I wonder if one day he will be one who is among those to finding a cure. Sure is nice to know that our young people will be leading the way for many wonderful things like this.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:47 pm
It is wonderful that he was able to get that one chance to prove that he knows exactly what he is talking about. I think we will probably be hearing a lot more from this young scientist. Thanks Cal.
 

Alan Lambert (85)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:24 pm
Time to put this young scientists name in my newsbot.
 

Jason S. (57)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 7:19 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

John S. (297)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 9:24 pm
Noted.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:31 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Rebecca D. (30)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:26 am
Noted.
 

Trina Hawkins (24)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:50 am
Noted ! What a Smart young guy ! I'm sure he'll reach the stars ! Thanks ! :)
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:07 am
I wish this young man every success in the world and I greatly admire his tenacity in persuing his dream.Many young lad's of his age would have been discouraged by so many rejections and given up.His parents must be immensely proud of him as they should be.It also shows that brain power is not limited to adults only.
 

Judy E. (402)
Friday October 25, 2013, 6:32 am
Greaet video! Saw a clip about him on TV after he won the Intn'l Science Fair. We will be hearing lots more from him, I am sure! Thanks, Cal. Really enjoyed this!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 25, 2013, 6:56 am
Thank you.
 

Susan Allen (221)
Friday October 25, 2013, 7:03 am
What an outstandingly, intelligent young man. I would have thought, given his presentation to the 200 universities, that more than one might have had some interest. Noted and shared.
 

Stephen Brian (23)
Friday October 25, 2013, 8:06 am
Outstanding. Thank you! :)
 

pam w. (191)
Friday October 25, 2013, 9:09 am
What a great story! Guess those people who turned him down are chagrined!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Friday October 25, 2013, 9:36 am
Thank you for sharing his amazing story! (n, p, t)
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday October 25, 2013, 9:42 am
Noted & posted
 

Winn Adams (190)
Friday October 25, 2013, 10:32 am
Fantastic, great story.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Friday October 25, 2013, 11:56 am
dzięki
 

Valerie H. (134)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:11 pm
wow....great article.....thank you for sharing with us..
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday October 25, 2013, 2:22 pm
I give this young man all the success in the world. My father died a horrible death from this cancer.
 

Judy E. (402)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:02 pm
He was on Dr. Oz' show right after I read this in the AM. Pretty cool. He demonstrated how his strip works and Oz gave him his first "white" Dr. coat. Was really cool to see him in action. He's brilliant!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Friday October 25, 2013, 5:05 pm
noted, thanks
 

Dale O. (189)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:54 pm
Fascinating and inspirational, he has a fabulous future ahead of him with his dedicated outlook.
 
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