BIGGERTHAN: This 17-Year-Old Has Discovered DNA Mutations That Could Combat HIV And Meningitis

17 year old high schooler, Andrew Jin, is this week’s honorary New Looker! What he’s achieved is #BIGGERTHAN and Powered by Service! Check it out below. Way to go, Andrew! We see you.

By Ariel Schwartz, via Fast Company

March 24, 2015

“Like plenty of science-oriented high school kids, Andrew Jin is interested in human evolution. But Jin, one of three $150,000 first-place winners in this year’s Intel Science Talent Search, took that interest further than most. For his project, the high school senior came up with machine learning algorithms that detect mutations in the human genome—mutations that could one day be used to develop drugs to combat diseases like HIV and schizophrenia.” Read More