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  • Regeneron STS 2019 Finalists

    Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron named the 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, on January 23. Science Talent Search alumni have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the...

    11:57 AM, January 23, 2019
  • Broadcom MASTERS 2018 Finalists

    The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) announced on September 18 the selection of 30 middle school students as finalists in the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS® competition.

    Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public on September 18 announced the 30 finalists in the 8th annual Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier Science, Technology,...
    11:46 AM, September 18, 2018
  • 2018 Top 300 MASTERS by Fair ID

    The Top 300 MASTERS are listed in state order by Society Affiliated Fair ID. Students that were nominated by their state fair as well as their regional fair are notated with *.View the Top 300 MASTERS in alphabetic order by last nameSee the Top 300 MASTERS BookRead the press release for more information. View the full list of 2018 EntrantsAlabama Prabhakar, Ashwin Grade: 7thAffiliate Fair ID:...
    11:53 AM, September 5, 2018
  • 2018 Top 300 MASTERS

    Some facts about the 2018 Top 300 MASTERS:The Top 300 MASTERS hail from 224 middle schools in 35 states and represent 120 regional and state science fairs across the U.S.78 are from California, followed by Florida with 33, Texas with 21, Pennsylvania with 18, and Oregon with 12.The Top 300 MASTERS were selected from more than 5,000 nominees and 2,537 applicants. Each application received three...
    11:53 AM, September 5, 2018
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    There’s a moratorium on mass shooting research. This high school student is studying it herself.

    Mass shootings are a prevalent issue in America. A 1996 bill, which included the Dickey Amendment, has had a chilling effect on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) ability to research the link between firearm ownership and mass shootings in America. Elizabeth Shytle, an inquisitive high schooler from Columbia, South Carolina, wanted to fill in this statistical gap...

    09:00 AM, August 20, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Could clay work as a natural pesticide?

    Pesticides contain harsh chemicals, high levels of toxicity, and risks to human and environmental health. Despite these concerns, pesticides are perceived as necessary and are used generously in the U.S. agricultural industry.

    Anna Mathis, a high school student from Sandersville, Georgia, was concerned about the negative impact of pesticides. She studied the agricultural industry...

    09:00 AM, August 13, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Mary Fish and her zebrafish

    After an article about Mary Fish, a teacher at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, was published in the Palm Beach Post, she received an interesting proposal from a local neuroscientist. Eric Duboué, an assistant professor of neuroscience, who works with zebrafish at Florida Atlantic University, was intrigued by Mary's work and contacted her. Eric wanted to see if Mary,...

    09:00 AM, August 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Finding a better solution for bed bugs

    Bed bugs are a nightmare. They can quickly become an infestation, and are notoriously difficult to get rid of. Fawaz Ahmad, a high school student from Oxford Mississippi, wants to do something about this pesky pest.

    He has developed a solution that kills bed bugs effectively. “Current pesticides are extremely costly and harmful to human health,” Fawaz explained. “Bed bugs have...

    09:00 AM, July 12, 2018
  • Doing Science

    STEM Research Grant helps students improve the world with scientific research

    Pradip Misra is a teacher in Bagdad, Arizona. Last year, he was awarded a Society for Science & the Public STEM Research Grant, funding given to teachers leading students in authentic research projects. Pradip received $2,500, which he used to purchase genetics, cellular biology, and electronic research equipment.

    Below, he shares how the grant has helped his classroom.

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    10:56 AM, July 3, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Conversations with Maya: Kristina Johnson

    Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News, sat down to chat with Kristina Johnson, Chancellor of The State University of New York and an alumna of the International Science and Engineering Fair. We are thrilled to share an edited version of their conversation.

    You’re an alumna of the 1975 International Science and Engineering...

    10:51 AM, June 28, 2018

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