Google Science Fair Winners

The winners of the very first Google Science Fair were announced on Monday. Congratulations to the top winners in each age group!
Lauren Hodge in the 13-14 age group. Lauren studied the effect of different marinades on the level of potentially harmful carcinogens in grilled chicken.
Naomi Shah in the 15-16 age group. Naomi endeavored to prove that making changes to indoor environments that improve indoor air quality can reduce people’s reliance on asthma medications.
Shree Bose in the 17-18 age group. Shree discovered a way to improve ovarian cancer treatment for patients when they have built up a resistance to certain chemotherapy drugs.

Shree Bose (center of picture) also won the overall Grand Prize, which comes with a $50,000 scholarship, a trip to the Galapagos Islands, and an internship at CERN. Shah and Hodge also won scholarships and internships at Google and LEGO. Link -via Geeks Are Sexy

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Jessss, I was kinda surprised to see it was all girls. Kinda goes against everything we're being told about girls and science.

Shree's work sounds a little fantastic. One wonders how much help the kids had, with such a prize at stake.

And I agree about the lego trophies. ta-cky.
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