17-year-old has developed an iPhone app to diagnose breast cancer, as reported in the Daily Mail:

A 17-year-old girl has won the Google Science Fair grand prize after creating an iPhone app that helps doctors diagnose breast cancer.

Brittany Wenger, from Florida, combined the fields of biology and computer science to a develop a computer program called a ‘neural network,’ which mimics the human brain.

Detecting complex patterns to make diagnostic calls on breast cancer, her program correctly identifies 99per cent of malignant tumors, which won her a $50,000 college scholarship from Google.

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