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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.

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...

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...

Whoa. Teen Wins $100,000 Science Prize!

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.15.2012 | Teen

An amazing high school senior's research is making waves in the science community this week -- and may impact in the future of cancer treatment. 17-ye...

Once-Homeless Science Wiz Moves Into New Home

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.30.2012 | New York

BAY SHORE, N.Y. -- A New York teen who was living at a homeless shelter when she was picked as a semifinalist in a prestigious national science compet...

Homeless Teen Attends State Of The Union

Posted 01.25.2012 | New York

Samantha Garvey-- the Long Island high school student nominated as a semi-finalist for the prestigious Intel science award while she and her family we...

Homeless Science Whiz Knocked Out Of Scientist Contest

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | Science

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — A New York high school student who attracted national attention after it was reported that she was living in a homeless shelte...

David Ramirez

Homeless Latina Science Competition Semifinalist Finds Inspiration In Family's Setbacks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Ramirez | Posted 01.20.2012 | Latino Voices

New York -- America is slowly taking notice of the inspirational details that mark the life of a young woman from Long Island named Samantha Garvey, w...

Conspiracy of Love Leads to Remarkable Scientific Achievement

Elizabeth Marincola | Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Marincola

How did this impressive young woman, despite her unsettled circumstances, achieve a distinction coveted by students with much greater comfort and resources? She appears to have benefited from a "conspiracy of love."

Homeless Teen Up For Prestigious Science Prize Gets House

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a shelter for several days when they got word the 17-year-old aspiring marine bio...

Homeless Teen Is Semifinalist In Prestigious Science Competition

Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

A 17-year-old homeless teenager from Long Island is a semifinalist of the prestigious national Intel science competition. Samantha Garvey is one of 61...

The Intel Science Talent Search and the Growth of American Scientists

James M. Gentile | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

Bringing science and scientific research into American mainstream culture is one of the crucial challenges of our nation. The Intel Science Talent Search plays an important role in that regard.

Science Transcends the Lab -- and the Silver Screen

Elizabeth Marincola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elizabeth Marincola

While it may seem on the surface that Portman's Oscar is incongruous with her background in scientific inquiry, there are many interesting connections between Hollywood and the science world.

Natalie Portman: Science Geek

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

You probably already know that Natalie Portman is an Academy Award-winning actress, but did you know that she's also a science prodigy? ...

Make Educating Future Scientists a Top Priority

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

The Nation's Report Card released information on the performance of students in science. The results should be a call to action for all who care about the economic preeminence of our nation.

Harvard Students Promote Science Education in New Book

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James M. Gentile

Five current or recent Harvard undergraduates hope to inspire high school students to become involved in science with a new book titled Success with Science: The Winners' Guide to High School Research.

Young Scientists Inspire the President and the Nation

Elizabeth Marincola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elizabeth Marincola

At the White House Science Fair some of the brightest minds in the country discussed projects and policy to promote the kind of learning environment that supports the success of young scientists.