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  • Doing Science

    1973 Science Talent Search alum, Caltech president offers words of wisdom to 2018 finalists

    In 1973, Thomas Rosenbaum competed as a finalist in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search. Forty-five years later, now president of Caltech, he addressed the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists as the keynote speaker of this year’s alumni dinner.

    A few decades may separate the Science Talent Search experiences of Rosenbaum and this year’s...

    09:09 AM, March 10, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Why I volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    By Scott Duke Kominers

    Intel ISEF 2005, Intel STS 2005MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business SchoolFaculty Affiliate: Harvard Department of Economics and Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and ApplicationsCo-chair: Mathematics Grand Awards Judging, Intel ISEF

    My Intel ISEF project back in 2005 was in quadratic form representation...

    07:00 AM, March 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    This woman in STEM shows children that anyone can be an inventor

    Ruth Amos didn’t originally plan on becoming an engineer. In fact, when she was in secondary school in Great Britain, she wanted to be a lawyer. But taking an engineering class sent her on a totally different path.

    "Since I was a girl, I was expected to design a jewelry box," she said. 

    But instead, Ruth invented the StairSteady, after her teacher challenged her to create...

    09:17 AM, March 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Come see us at SXSW EDU

    Will you be at SXSW EDU? Join us for our panel focused on the fact that science fairs, such as the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Regeneron Science Talent Search, and Broadcom MASTERS, are creating the next generation of STEM leaders. We want to share how science fairs and STEM competitions have a positive impact on young people.

    When: March 6 from 12:30-1:30


    14:39 PM, February 21, 2018
  • Doing Science

    What does science have to do with the race for governor in Illinois?

    Politics and math don't usually go hand in hand. But Daniel Biss, a former professor of mathematics at the University of Chicago and an alum of both the Science Talent Search and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), is running for Governor of Illinois.

    When he started working as a math professor, Daniel says it was his dream job. But he became frustrated...

    14:37 PM, February 21, 2018
  • Doing Science

    There’s an app for that: These 4 alumni are blazing new trails with their amazing apps

    Smartphone technology and apps have revolutionized how we work, study, and even date. It's not surprising, therefore, that Society alumni are on the forefront of this revolutionary technology, developing new cutting-edge apps that can help in every aspect of daily life.

    Read on to learn about four alumni (including the Father of Google Apps) who have created mobile apps for efficient...

    11:15 AM, February 15, 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

    American teen studying Zika brings research to India's National Science Fair

    This summer, two Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017 finalists traveled to India to present their research at the IRIS National Science Fair (IRIS) and explore the country. Rahul Subramaniam and Clara Wagner were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017, the Intel-Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum Scientific and Cultural Visit to...

    07:00 AM, December 28, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Our favorite teen research stories from Science News for Students, Pt. 1

    We've seen some incredible teen scientists in 2017. This year, Science News for Students(SNS) reported on student scientists who are inventing better ways to detect blood type, buoys to alert swimmers of deadly rip tides, and more.

    Check out these amazing stories from writers Bethany Brookshire and Sid Perkins. This is Part 1 in a series, with stories from Sid. We're giving you five...

    11:54 AM, December 8, 2017

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