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  • Doing Science

    This animal lover plans to become a vet

    Madison Toonder loves animals. She loves them so much she spent her summer at a veterinary intensive program. She also interns at an animal hospital and volunteers at a zoo.

    Read our interview with Madison, a 2015 Broadcom MASTERS finalist, below to learn more about her animal adoration, which fruit vet students practice surgeries on, and how she plans to achieve her lofty goals.


    07:00 AM, October 25, 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.

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    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

    This MacArthur Fellow researches how bacteria shaped the Earth

    The wonders of microbial metabolism

    Learn more about the ancient microbes that shaped the Earth's geosphere, "invented" metabolism, and came to the rescue during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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    Dianne Newman was recently named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow for her research on the role bacteria played in shaping the Earth and in modern biomedical contexts. 

    Dianne works...

    12:00 PM, October 24, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Creating a new generation of prosthetics

    Why this high school student chases utopias

    Read our profile with Luiz to find out why he chases utopias, his current STEM goals, and achieving his dream by attending Intel ISEF.

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    Luiz Fernando da Silva Borges, a Brazilian high school student, is working to make it possible for those who use prosthetic limbs to recover their lost movements.

    One young scientist is...

    14:59 PM, October 23, 2016
  • Doing Science

    DIY brain hacking and more

    Laura Sanders was having a blast as a creative writing major at Vanderbilt University — but something felt wrong. “It was fiction writing, and we would just make up stories and have seminars and have a lot of fun. Halfway through I thought: Maybe I should add science.”

    Smart move. Now the neuroscience reporter for Science News (which she became after adding a biology major and going on...

    11:31 AM, October 21, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Dissecting pig lungs to learn how we breathe

    Dissecting pig and sheep lungs to learn how people breathe is how one teen spent her summer. Hari Bhimaraju loves biomedical science and learning about how the body works.

    Read our interview with Hari, a 2015 Broadcom MASTERS finalist, below to learn more about her dissections, her medicine management app, and what fruit represents burn victims.

    WHAT ARE...

    16:05 PM, October 20, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Building ion thrusters to take astronauts to distant stars

    Building the next generation of ion thrusters to take astronauts to more distant stars — before entering high school. That's one of Avery Clowes' goals.

    "I've been working on powering the next generation of ion thrusters," said Avery, a 2015 Broadcom MASTERS finalist. "I've engineered a system that is potentially cheaper, more efficient, and even beneficial to astronauts."


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

    One scientist's 'nerdy delight' drives her to solve problems

    Frances Barron got hooked on biochemistry through watching sea urchin fertilization in an undergraduate lab. As Vice President of Biology and Regulatory Affairs at Nanomedical Diagnostics, a biotech company in San Diego, California, Frances asks herself how the complex processes of forming life can be harnessed to solve medical problems.

    Frances, a 1998 Intel Science Talent Search...

    07:00 AM, October 13, 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
  • Doing Science

    Ways you contribute to STEM

    Share your stories and photos of how you give to science with the Society for Science & the Public. We want to spread the ways that people can be involved in STEM fields.

    If you submit a photo and caption of how you give to science to by October 24, you'll be entered to win one of our T-shirts with the names of exoplanets!

    Give to Science Day is...

    13:42 PM, October 6, 2016

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