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Teen Scientists

This Teen's Trying To Make The Road Safer Years Before She Even Starts Driving

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | Teen

She has a couple more years to go before she's eligible for a driver's license, but 14-year-old Katharine Wu, a high school freshman from Maryland, is...

This Teen Wants To Save The World Using One Very Common Material

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.03.2014 | Teen

Ridding the Earth of pollution may sound like an impossible task to most. But not to 16-year-old UK whiz-kid Samuel Burrow, who was recently named on...

Meet The Teen Scientists Who Are Going To Change The World (VIDEO)

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

Not very many high schoolers can add "changing the world" to their resume of extracurriculars, but four talented teens may be able to soon. Today, ...

5 Things That Give Me My Spark

Henry Lin | Posted 01.27.2014 | Teen
Henry Lin

If I could tell a slightly younger Henry -- and by transitive property, any high schooler in that audience -- one thing, I would remind him of the lesson my parents taught me.

Jack Andraka: 'Through The Internet, Anything Is Possible'

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 07.08.2013 | Teen

When Jack Andraka was only 15-years-old, he made an incredible discovery that could change the way we detect cancer. Today, he's continuing to share h...

Why This Teen Built A Science Lab In His Bedroom... (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.05.2013 | Teen

With his short, brown hair, Fred Turner doesn't look anything like his younger brother Gus, whose loud red curls are difficult to miss. Fred, who had ...

How I Fell In Love With Science

Catherine Wong | Posted 06.04.2013 | Teen
Catherine Wong

Within the classroom, it can be easy to get trapped in the details. Indeed, it is just these pieces -- the facts and equations -- that lie at the heart of science, form the baseline on which everything new can be built. But there is something else at the heart of science, too.

7th Grade Class Sends Helly Kitty To Space! (VIDEO)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Teen

"Our epic space mission begins as we launch the space balloon..." So begins the most wonderful video we've seen all week, which follows a group of...

17-Year-Old Invents Wireless Health Care Device

| Posted 01.27.2013 | Teen

By John Dunphy Catherine Wong has ideas that "flatten the earth," yet remains grounded. Maybe it's the mismatched socks. Whatever her secret, th...

Young Scientist Creates Bacteria-Powered Battery

Posted 11.29.2012 | Teen

Teen scientist Priyanka Satpute is using her scientific prowess and research skills to come up with a way to benefit communities in developing countri...

Amazing Young Scientist Creates New Painkiller (VIDEO)

Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen

When 17-year-old Raghav Tripathi's mother injured herself in a skiing accident, she refused to take medication while she was being treated for fear th...

Meet The Next Generation Of Rocket Scientists!

The Atlantic | Posted 05.24.2012 | Teen

With bright pops and trailing screams, hand-built rockets fly toward the sun in graceful (occasionally precarious) arcs. High school students from acr...

15-Year-Old's Incredible Discovery That Won Global Contest

Posted 05.22.2012 | Teen

Another amazing teen scientist is making headlines for developing advances in cancer research in his after-school hours. Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka...

How These Awesome Girl Scouts May Save Lives (WATCH)

Posted 05.18.2012 | Teen

Competition was steep at the FIRST 2012 Championships in St. Louis last month, where some unbelievable teen scientists and engineers shared their grou...

Forever Young? Teen Makes Amazing Discovery In Trees

Posted 05.10.2012 | Teen

We've seen teens devise potential cures for cancer, build nuclear reactors and use musical instruments as inspiration for the creation of low-cost lan...

This Team's CRAZY Slam Dunk Champion (VIDEO)

Posted 05.08.2012 | Teen

"Rasheed" can slam dunk like nobody's business and get the crowd going wild at North Brunswick High School basketball games. But he's not the 6-foot-5...

WATCH: 17-Year-Old Physicist Builds Nuclear Reactor

Posted 04.04.2012 | Teen

Physics, the most-loathed class for many high school students, is teen scientist Taylor Wilson's greatest passion. In fact, he even goes so far as to ...

WATCH: Teen Uses Piano To Invent Landmine Detector

Posted 04.03.2012 | Teen

Meet Marian Bechtel. She's a 17-year-old pianist, scientist, 2012 Intel Talent Search finalist, and passionate anti-war activist. Oh, and a normal hig...

Amazing Teen Innovators Honored At White House Science Fair!

Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

It's no secret that we love stories of amazing teens here at HuffPost High School. So naturally, we're pretty thrilled about what a fantastic year 201...

Teen Impact: Grand Prize Winner

Sierra Alef-Defoe | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Sierra Alef-Defoe

My friend Sydney was diagnosed with a brain tumor and died at the age of 11. My goal has been to raise enough money to find a cure for brain cancer, which is the second most common cancer in children.

Teen Scientists Invent A New Way Of Making Fuel | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

SALT LAKE CITY -- A couple of Salt Lake students have gone a bit beyond the usual requirements for high school. In fact, they're way past "extra credi...