News Detective: Lab Visit

Emily Sohn, SNK's intrepid reporter, checks out some lab tests.

This was my fourth trip to DCYSC, and I thought I knew what to expect: flashy stunts, hyper kids, and a frenzy of video cameras and interviewers looking for drama and intrigue.

This year's competition, however, was different, and I was pleasantly surprised.

The kids were still as excited as ever, but the challenges had a more scientific air. Real researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) guided students through t...

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