Discusses a Canadian geneticist's plan to crowdsource a cure for breast cancer. Through Canadian geneticist Andrew Hessel's co-founded Pink Army Cooperative, he's hoping to collect $20 each from 2,500 people in order to fund the initial steps to a crowd-sourced cure for people's cancer.
Hessel's plan is a noble cause that seeks to make knowledge open and crowd-sourced instead of hoarded for financial gain. When he is able to gather enough funds, he plans to begin the research and design process for a Wiki-type model geared towards a cure for people's cancer.
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