Scenes from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair [Slide Show]

We were on hand in Atlanta last week as more than 1,500 students competed for $4 million in prizes
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Raoof—who studied how mathematical theories could solve problems in biochemistry—interviewed by the press.....[ More ]


The three first-place winners: Sana Raoof, 17, of Jericho, N.Y.; Yi-Han Su, 17, of Taipei, Taiwan; and Natalie Saranga Omattage, 17, of Columbus, Miss. Each will get $50,000 in scholarship money.....[ More ]


A scene from Friday's Grand Awards Ceremony. In addition to about $1 million in scholarships and prizes, first- and second-place winners will all have asteroids named after them .....[ More ]


Another group of proud finalists, this one from Jordan.....[ More ]


A proud group of finalists from Denmark. Students represented 51 countries at the fair.....[ More ]


To improve child safety in cars , Nicholas Samir Ekladyous, of automaker capital Detroit's suburb, Bloomfield Hills, built this "next generation child booster seat." The seat is "designed around biomechanical principles of occupant kinematics" and tested well using a six-year-old test dummy.....[ More ]


Joseph Christopher Church, of Washington, D.C., wants to use the compressed air available around the world to create a battery . By the time we visited his booth, his small compressed air canister was empty, so here he is using a bicycle pump to show me how his air battery creates voltage.....[ More ]


This annual ISEF volunteer's jacket is filled with scores of buttons given to him by students from around the world.....[ More ]


Albuquerque, N.M., 16-year-old twins Heba Naser Aggad and Haya Aggad have a new idea for lowering your cholesterol: apple cider vinegar. When they added it to blood samples, each drop lowered cholesterol about one point.....[ More ]


Sisters Taytlyn (14) and Tesca (11) Fitzgerald of Tigard, Ore., show off how they made robots —out of Legos—" spectacular in a generic way ".....[ More ]


Here, Julie Emily Walker, 17, demonstrates her Mars Environmental Simulator. Walker, of Leonardtown High School, Md., walked away with a $1,500 second-place award in the Electrical & Mechanical Engineering division.....[ More ]


Our first stop was with Lindsay Marie Stewart , 18, of Grove High School in Grove, Okla. Stewart has been studying kudzu, the bane of an invasive species in the South, since she learned about it in space camp in Alabama four years ago.....[ More ]


The exhibit hall at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, where 1,557 high school students had set up booths to present their work to judges and other visitors.....[ More ]

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