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Jack Andraka

Jack Andraka launches petition for Open Access

The teen prodigy who revolutionized cancer treatment is now fighting to secure Open Access in the United States.

How Aaron Swartz paved way for Jack Andraka's revolutionary cancer test

Jack Andraka's studies about pancreatic cancer would have never come about were it not for open access to online journals -- the very thing Aaron Swartz was promoting before his death.