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US Students Unveil Cutting-Edge Research at Top Science Competition

  • Deborah Block

Some of the brightest high school students in the United States showcased their ground-breaking math and science research at the annual Intel Science Talent Search. Forty high school seniors, who came up with new technologies and scientific breakthroughs, competed for the top prizes of $150,000. Their innovations included a blood testing kit for smartphones, and a computer that identifies potential new drugs to combat disease. VOA's Deborah Block spoke with some of the young scientists.