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  • Doing Science

    Making a universal vaccine a reality

    Madeline Yang, a young scientist from Bloomfield, Michigan, wants to create a universal vaccine. She has been working on incorporating the influenza matrix protein, M2, into virus-like particles, which could help develop a universal vaccine.

    Her efforts have not gone unnoticed. Through a program called the Community Innovation Awards, part of the Society's STEM Action Grants, the...

    15:23 PM, June 6, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs launch students on a pathway of success

    As the world's largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of the Society for Science & the Public, gives students from countries around the world the opportunity to showcase their impressive research and meet fellow young scientists and engineers. Competing for an average of $4 million in prizes, Intel ISEF is a...

    14:07 PM, May 24, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winner builds autonomous window cleaner for commercial buildings

    Oliver Nicholls, 19, of Sydney, Australia, was awarded first place for designing and building a prototype of an autonomous robotic window cleaner for commercial buildings at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of the Society for Science & the Public and the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. The competition featured...

    15:12 PM, May 18, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Thousands of pins, countless new friendships: Intel ISEF finalists participate in pin exchange ceremony

    "Where are you from?"

    This is the question of the evening at the annual pin exchange ceremony, an opportunity for finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to get to know each other through an exchange of pins representing their country, city, or states. Students were excited to meet fellow finalists from countries around the world.

    As the world's...

    17:01 PM, May 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'If one project inspires one of our students, the experience was worth it'

    The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is a science competition unlike any other. It brings together nearly 2,000 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories to the United States to showcase their scientific research in front of judges and the public, meet other likeminded scientists from around the world, and compete for millions of...

    13:45 PM, May 4, 2018
  • Doing Science

    World Press Freedom Day: A celebration of free speech and journalism the world over

    Today is World Press Freedom Day. Proclaimed in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day celebrates the field of journalism, freedom of speech, and newsrooms the world over. Celebrated annually, this day recognizes the work of journalists, editors, and publishers who sometimes risk their own lives to ensure accurate coverage of news and events.

    Below, check out some...

    13:48 PM, May 3, 2018
  • Doing Science

    International Science and Engineering Fair volunteer: "You're bound to learn something new!"

    It's not just students who have a blast and learn at lntel ISEF. Volunteers like Laura Branby, Creek Connections Pittsburgh Area Educator and Camp Director at Allegheny College, help ensure ISEF runs smoothly—and have a great time doing so! Laura, a member of the Pittsburgh Local Arrangements Committee, is looking forward to Intel ISEF from May 13-18 in Pittsburgh. She’s especially excited for...

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

    These eight science fair alumni are doing incredible things for social good

    One thing that’s remarkable about so many students who participate in our science competitions: they are using science to find a solution to a problem, be it environmental, societal or medical. It's not surprising, therefore, that so many go on to do remarkable things.

    These alumni are using their passion for science and research for social good. Whether inventing an innovative device,...

    11:05 AM, February 1, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Teen cancer researchers meet Nobel Laureates in Stockholm

    It's not every day that a college freshman gets to dine with Nobel Laureates. But that's exactly what three Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalists did this winter when they traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the Nobel Prize festivities as well as the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS), an annual weeklong event for young international scientists....

    07:00 AM, December 29, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Meet these 5 amazing women in STEM

    What does it mean to be a young woman in STEM? For some of the Society for Science & the Public alumni, it might mean going out in the field to study glaciers. For others it might mean encouraging other young girls to code or enter computer science. It means being an Olympic athlete and biology professor. It means having the power to change the world.

    Below, read stories about...

    12:02 PM, December 7, 2017

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