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  • Doing Science

    Science keeps this Olympian’s mind sharp

    Not only is Maria Michta an Olympian race walker, she also has a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences. She’s the ultimate combo of scientist and athlete.

    Read on to learn more about Maria’s adventures at the Olympics and how science helped to keep her mind sharp, while race walking made her more efficient in the lab. The Science Talent Search and other science fairs, she said, cultivated her...

    07:00 AM, April 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Passing a love of science through generations

    Sometimes, the love of science threads its way through the generations of a family, like inherited traits of DNA or lines of code from a cascading style sheet passing on rules to others. This is especially the case for through Aaron Yeiser, who won the second place award at the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search. His grandparents and father work in computer science, technology, and chemical...

    07:00 AM, March 22, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science changes people's lives

    Regeneron, the sponsor of the Science Talent Search, presented several of their inventions and offered advice to the 2017 Regeneron STS finalists last Monday night. Finalists wandered a room of innovations, trying on virtual reality headsets, learning about genetically modified mice born with human immune systems to speed up the drug research stage, and taking photos in front of green screens...

    11:00 AM, March 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Teen scientist researches new approach to neurological damage, wins Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017

    Forty finalists took home more than $1.8 million in awards at the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017. Their scientific research ranged from improving biodegradable battery life to finding ways to eliminate space debris.

    Indrani Das, 17, of Oradell, New Jersey, won the top award of $250,000 in the Regeneron STS for her study of a possible approach to treating the death of neurons...

    00:00 AM, March 15, 2017
  • Doing Science

    STEM mentor? Apply to our Advocate Grant Program

    Are you a STEM mentor? Apply to our Advocate Grant Program by February 26.

    Society for Science & the Public's Advocate Grant Program provides a stipend to an individual (teacher, counselor, mentor), who agrees to serve as an advocate for 3-5 underrepresented students to transition them from conducting a scientific or engineering research project to completing applications to...

    10:00 AM, February 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    This app detects depression

    Depression affects about 350 million people of all ages around the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The common mood disorder is the leading cause of disability worldwide.

    One teen wanted to better understand major depressive disorder and how scientists can detect the illness, so he developed an early detection tool for depression.

    For this project, Kaien...

    07:00 AM, December 19, 2016
  • Doing Science

    'Science greats show me importance of applying science fair work with the world'

    By Mihir GarimellaSenior, Fox Chapel Area High School, Pittsburgh, Pa.Broadcom MASTERS 2013 finalist, Intel ISEF 2015 finalist

    President Barack Obama coming to town is a pretty big deal, and having the chance to actually meet him in person is even cooler. A few weeks ago, I had the incredible opportunity to do just this at the White House Frontiers Conference, hosted in my home city of...

    07:00 AM, December 13, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Volunteers needed at Intel ISEF 2017

    Society for Science & the Public seeks volunteers to serve as judges, interpreters, and to provide general support for the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) will be held May 14-19 in Los Angeles, California.

    Every year, thousands of individuals contribute their time and energy to Intel ISEF — as judges, interpreters, and event volunteers. Our volunteers...

    10:47 AM, November 14, 2016
  • Doing Science

    How ancient microbes 'invented' metabolism

    Meet Dianne Newman

    Find out why she believes science fairs have the power to motivate and her favorite moment as a 1987 and 1988 Intel ISEF finalist.

    Read more.

    Microbial biochemistry holds the key to some of the most pressing problems facing society today. They can help explore how to generate renewable energy, feed the planet by sustainably providing fixed nitrogen to plants,...

    12:15 PM, October 24, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Science is the most powerful way to change communities and the world

    As a high school student, Jessika Baral applied for a patent on a device she invented. Not many high school students can graduate saying they've done that.

    Jessika created a device that strengthens eye muscles and improves peripheral vision. She also donated several of the devices to vision-challenged high school students. Now she's working to develop at test for small cell lung cancer...

    11:30 AM, October 11, 2016

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