17-Year-Old Girl Creates Nanoparticle That Kills Cancer, Wins $100,000
When I was seventeen, it was a very good year. Actually, that's a flat out lie. When I was seventeen I was probably wallowing in self-important despair so trivial that now, years later, I can't even remember if I was wallowing or not. The point I'm getting at here is that I wasn't doing anything productive, much less anything that could save countless lives and contribute to a field of science that is more important now than it has ever been. That's what Angela Zhang was doing, and now, she's $100,000 the richer for it. Also, she can say she's created a nanoparticle, one that kills cancer, for what that's worth (Spoiler: It's worth a lot).Read on...