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Young Scientists

Everyone Can Heart Science

Marion Leary | Posted 05.01.2015 | Science
Marion Leary

My advice to those kids, and to all kids, is to keep thinking outside the box, think up, and work on, solutions that seem unconventional. Because it is the unconventional people just like them who have moved STEM fields forward, and it will be the unconventional thinkers like them who will continue to do so.

Obama To Young Scientists: 'Keep Asking Why'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli & Paige Lavender | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

A new spinal implant, an automated page turner and a more efficient way to make energy from algae. Those are among the projects that young scientists ...

The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions

Matthew Segal | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

While their videos have been unquestionably successful in terms of raising awareness (1.2 million videos uploaded) and funds ($13.3 million contributed) on behalf of an intractable disease, they have overlooked the most important message of all: vote.

15-Year-Old Engineer's Incredible Invention Can Help Detect Cancer (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.26.2014 | Teen

Fifteen-year-old Nathan Han received the prestigious Gordon E. Moore award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which is the large...

A Private Sector Initiative to Bolster U.S. Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 07.20.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

More important than just the money, however, is that private-sector foundations can afford to fund more high-risk, high-return research without the badgering and bickering that too often comes from Congress.

How My Science Project Helped Me Meet The President

Deepika Kurup | Posted 07.16.2013 | Teen
Deepika Kurup

I understand that all NFL players have put their heart and soul into football and have practiced hours on end to be where they are now. But then what about the scientists, who are unraveling the mysteries of our world, to better humankind?

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...

How the Google Science Fair Changed my Life

Shree Bose | Posted 05.30.2012 | Teen
Shree Bose

That's the thing about science fairs -- anyone with a good idea and the determination to work at it can win, and those are the people who are out there changing the world.

Students Win Big For Cancer, Environment Research At Intel Science Fair

Huffington Post | Jonathan Montgomery | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education

The auditorium was filled with cries of excitement and waving flags -- the tension was thick. High school students sat eagerly on the edge of their se...