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  • Doing Science

    Oh, the places you'll go after Intel ISEF

    If you’re interested in science and research, go for it and persist. This was the main theme of the Leveraging Your Science Fair Experience: Oh the Places You Can Go! symposia session at Intel ISEF 2017 with Society for Science & the Public President & CEO Maya Ajmera and several Intel ISEF alumni.

    “Many of you will now become alumni after this week,” Maya said. “It comes with a...

    15:00 PM, May 15, 2017
  • Doing Science

    When your science fair partner becomes your life partner

    Leading up to Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017, the Society for Science & the Public has been asking our alumni to share a message for current Intel ISEF finalists on social media. We've heard some great stories, and wanted to share a special message with you from Cathy Chen, a 2007-2010 Intel ISEF finalist.

    Here's some inspiration for those...

    12:00 PM, May 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    The trials and errors of inventing

    One middle school student found a sustainable way to clean up oil spills. Nathan Deng, a 2016 Broadcom MASTERS top winner, found that existing surfactant measuring options are crude or costly. So he invented a cheaper tool.

    Now, Nathan is working on packaging his surface tension kits for students and people in developing countries. He's also figuring out how to educate people on using...

    09:00 AM, May 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Creating the future of cardiac medical imaging

    Peeyush Shrivastava is the CEO of Genetesis, a cardiac imaging company working on the future of medical imaging. An Intel Science Talent Search 2013 semifinalist, Peeyush was a BioOhio startup winner and has been nominated as one of the top AI startups for social impact.

    Not to mention, Genetesis won seed funding from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban. Peeyush and his team are building ways to...

    09:15 AM, May 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS inspires STEM confidence

    One middle school student studied the effect of the weed killer Roundup on human gut bacteria. Aria Eppinger won the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Advancement of $20,000 for her research in the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS. 

    For her project, Aria grew two types of bacteria found in the human gut and tested the effect of Roundup on that gut bacteria. The human microbiome is a ...

    12:08 PM, May 3, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science keeps this Olympian’s mind sharp

    Not only is Maria Michta an Olympian race walker, she also has a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences. She’s the ultimate combo of scientist and athlete.

    Read on to learn more about Maria’s adventures at the Olympics and how science helped to keep her mind sharp, while race walking made her more efficient in the lab. The Science Talent Search and other science fairs, she said, cultivated her...

    07:00 AM, April 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Forging your path: Women alumni panelists share their stories of success and support

    Over 130 alumni from across the Society for Science & the Public’s middle school and high school science competitions gathered for a brunch reception and panel discussion during this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search.

    Moderated by Society President & CEO Maya Ajmera (1985 STS), the panel was comprised of science professionals and Society alumni, including: Erika Angle (1999...

    09:00 AM, March 31, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Passing a love of science through generations

    Sometimes, the love of science threads its way through the generations of a family, like inherited traits of DNA or lines of code from a cascading style sheet passing on rules to others. This is especially the case for through Aaron Yeiser, who won the second place award at the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search. His grandparents and father work in computer science, technology, and chemical...

    07:00 AM, March 22, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science changes people's lives

    Regeneron, the sponsor of the Science Talent Search, presented several of their inventions and offered advice to the 2017 Regeneron STS finalists last Monday night. Finalists wandered a room of innovations, trying on virtual reality headsets, learning about genetically modified mice born with human immune systems to speed up the drug research stage, and taking photos in front of green screens...

    11:00 AM, March 20, 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

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