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  • Doing Science

    The 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

    Forty of the nation’s most brilliant young scientists named finalists in Regeneron Science Talent Search

    On January 23, 2019, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Society for Science & the Public named 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The competition, , known as...

    14:04 PM, January 23, 2019
  • Doing Science

    Forty of the Nation’s Most Promising Young Scientists Named Finalists in Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018

    Regeneron and Society for Science & the Public today named 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The competition, known as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search from 1942-1997 and the Intel Science Talent Search from 1998-2016, is designed to engage and inspire the next generation...

    15:50 PM, January 23, 2018
  • Doing Science

    These three Science Talent Search alumni tell us why they applied

    For 75 years, the Science Talent Search (STS) has been the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. From 1942-1998 the competition, created and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, was sponsored by Westinghouse; from 1998-2016 it was sponsored by Intel; and now it is sponsored by Regeneron. The competition awards $3.1 million...

    10:24 AM, November 15, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'We need you to save our world': George Yancopoulos offers STEM advice

    "Science and education are two of the most noble careers anyone could go into," said George Yancopoulos, the Chief Scientific Officer at Regeneron, which sponsors the Science Talent Search.

    George spoke to the 2017 Regeneron STS finalists Friday night about how he entered science, his heroes, and how he turned Regeneron into such a great place for scientists to work.

    You are our...

    14:30 PM, March 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Come to the Regeneron STS 2017 Public Exhibition of Projects

    This Sunday, March 12, 2017, come to the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. for the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017 Public Exhibition of Projects as the 40 finalists present their scientific research to the public, students, and judges.

    The Public Exhibiton of Projects is a great opportunity for members of the public, schools, teachers, and adults to meet the Regeneron...

    10:29 AM, March 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Nation’s brightest young scientists named Regeneron STS 2017 finalists

    Teen scientists are creating a machine learning tool that can detect small cell lung cancer, a biodegradable battery for transient electronics, and a computational model that demonstrates the effect of carbon tax policies on the global agricultural economy. These young scientists are part of the 40 finalists in the Regeneron 2017 Science Talent Search (STS).

    Regeneron and Society for...

    12:00 PM, January 24, 2017
  • Eureka! Lab

    Ink leads way to terminating termites

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — It started out as a simple classroom experiment involving a few termites, some ballpoint pens and a paper plate. Inspired by the demonstration, a teen has invented a new method to more effectively lure termites to their doom.

    Cole Balkman, 18, showed off his new termite terminator in May at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. The annual competition,...

    07:00 AM, June 22, 2016
    Readability Score: 6.7
  • Concrete science

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Concrete is the most common artificial material on the planet. It’s used to make roads, bridges and dams. It anchors fence posts and makes durable outdoor stairs. Chances are, concrete forms the foundation of the building you live in. Humans use billions of tons of it each year. That’s enough for each man, woman and child on Earth to have their own personal concrete cube...

    12:10 PM, June 14, 2016 Technology, Materials Science, Chemistry, Sustainability
    Readability Score: 7.9
  • Helping MS patients get a grip on things

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Hundreds of thousands of people in the United States alone suffer from multiple sclerosis. This nervous system disease gradually leads to widespread paralysis. But in most cases, MS patients first lose the ability to open their hands. In time they lose the ability to grip common household items. Now, a teen has invented a device that helps slow the development of this “...

    12:00 PM, June 3, 2016 Technology, Health
    Readability Score: 7.2
  • Teen offers technology that could help brain surgeons

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — There’s an old saying: Practice makes perfect. People usually think of this adage in relation to simple repetitive actions like throwing a football. Now, a teen has come up with a way to let brain surgeons practice intricate operations where the stakes are much higher.

    There’s no doubt that surgery can, in general, be “practiced.” The more operations that doctors perform...

    12:00 PM, May 27, 2016 Technology, Health
    Readability Score: 8.3

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