Media playback is unsupported on your device

Teen twins win science award

15 March 2014 Last updated at 10:10 GMT

Twin sisters Aneeta and Ameeta Kumar have been named UK Young Scientists of the Year for their research into developing an early diagnostic tool for cancer, which is hoped could save many lives.

The pair, both 18-years-old, beat off competition from 4,000 others to win the trophy.

Their work is now going to be developed by a team at Oxford University.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Saturday 15th March.

Most watched

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.