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  • Doing Science

    Promoting an interest in scientific research at the World Science Festival: One student’s story

    By Benjy Firester (Intel ISEF 2016 and 2017), rising senior at Hunter College High School

    On Sunday, June 4th, I had the pleasure of representing Intel ISEF at the World Science Festival in New York City. Throughout the day I talked with kids of all ages about my experiences at Intel ISEF over the past two years, as well as my research into modeling potato late blight. I organized and...

    14:07 PM, June 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF challenges and motivates students

    We had so much support for our volunteering at ISEF blog posts that even more volunteers contacted us to be featured. Jessica Ullyott has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for several years. She said competition, like science fairs, makes us challenge and motivate ourselves to achieve more than expected. "By pushing ourselves and others, we push...

    14:24 PM, April 17, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Inventing a car seat alarm to prevent future heat stroke deaths

    Middle school student Joaquin Haces-Garcia invented a car seat alarm system to remind parents that their child is in the backseat. He did so after reading a devastating story of a father whose baby died of heat stroke after accidentally being left in a hot car. Joaquin felt that something had to be done to prevent this.

    Read on to learn more about Broadcom MASTERS 2016 finalist Joaquin's...

    07:00 AM, April 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Science connects researchers from different countries'

    Science is an international language. And three Intel ISEF 2016 finalists witnessed this first-hand when they traveled across the world to India last month to visit the country's national science fair. Natalie Bush, Jiwoo Lee, and Edward Kim Sanyoong met their international science fair peers, visited universities and laboratories, and enjoyed a "life-changing trip."

    Read on to hear more...

    07:00 AM, January 30, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Even those who aren't 'geniuses' succeed in STEM

    Anarghya Vardhana first got into virtual reality by throwing boxes at her sister using an Oculus developer kit. She's moved on from that to venture capital for technology.

    STEM, she says, is a way to bend the rules and create new ones.

    Anarghya was recently named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. She was recognized in the venture capital sector for her work at Maveron, a venture...

    07:00 AM, January 10, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Students imagine the future & give thanks for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from the President

    Imagine what our nation and the world will be like in 50 years and beyond — that was the challenge President Barack Obama encouraged participants to take on at the day-long White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh in October. A few Society for Science & the Public alumni — Intel ISEF 2016 finalists — took on this challenge at the conference, which brought together researchers,...

    11:23 AM, November 23, 2016
  • Doing Science

    White House opens my eyes to creativity in science

    By Surabhi MundadaSenior, Olympia High SchoolIntel ISEF 2016 finalist

    When I first read the email from Society for Science & the Public inviting me to attend the White House Frontiers Conference, I couldn’t believe it. I read the email over and over again — I thought I must have been misreading or day-dreaming!

    Just two weeks before receiving the invite, I was in Washington, D....

    07:00 AM, November 23, 2016
  • Doing Science

    'We were all inspired by science'

    As an American high school student walked throughout China and met local students, she realized in spite of their different language and culture, "we were all inspired by the same thing — science."

    Katie Younglove, a 2016 Intel ISEF finalist, recently returned to the U.S. after a special awards trip to China. The group of finalists chosen to travel to China spent over a week visiting...

    07:00 AM, October 4, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Why this high school student chases utopias

    The human brain fascinates Luiz Fernando da Silva Borges, a Brazilian high school student. He works with brain-machine interfaces to understand the inner workings of the brain.

    Read our interview with Luiz below to learn more about these interfaces, his current research on a method to communicate with people in comas, and why he chases utopias.

    DESCRIBE YOUR BRAIN-MACHINE INTERFACE...

    07:00 AM, September 28, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Combating global warming through science fair projects

    In high school, Naveena Bontha created an energy efficient way to reduce people's carbon footprints. The Washington state high school student's novel approach to create inexpensive electrochromic coatings for smart windows earned her the attention of one of the Special Award Organizations at the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in May.

    In her project,...

    07:00 AM, September 27, 2016

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