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Monday Good News: Teenage Excellence

by Lana Rafaela

In this week’s instalment of Monday Good News, we are all about teenage (scientific) excellence.

As some of you may know, Google Science Fair… 413 more words

Teenagers

What is propulsion design? | Hannah McCallum  What does a rocket...

What is propulsion design? | Hannah McCallum 

What does a rocket engineer do? Come find out from Hannah McCallum of Virgin Galactic! In this 3-minute video, you’ll learn what it means to do “propulsion design.” And be sure to check out the googlesciencefair.com web site!

By: Google Science Fair.

Its Google Science Fair time again!

Students between the ages of 13 and 18 years old from all over the world are eligible to enter this online competition, which is accepting projects until May 18, 2016. 107 more words

General

UBC student wins prize, prestige for phone charging travel mug

A University of British Columbia student is back in the headlines as the world marvels at her latest invention, which could change the way you charge your cell phone. 213 more words

News

This teen just found a possibly life-saving new way to diagnose deadly diseases.

Why is Olivia Hallisey celebrating? Because she just kicked butt at the Google Science Fair and took home gold. The Connecticut high school student recently… 49 more words

Teen

Schoolgirl Who Invented Cheap, Fast Ebola Test Wins Google Science Fair

16 year-old Olivia Hallisey, from Connecticut, won the top prize at the Google Science Fair, a $50,000 scholarship, for the cheap, fast, and effective test she invented for Ebola.

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16-year old girl wins Google Science Fair with project to detect ebola

Incredible work by Oliva Hallisey and all winners at the #googlesciencefair! http://t.co/AYsiXdPBug pic.twitter.com/v3d5BgQsPl

— Ganas Girls (@ganasgirls) September 23, 2015

Olivia Hallisey, a 16-year old girl from Connecticut, has won the Google Science Fair with her fast and cheap test that doesn’t require refrigeration (like current tests) and could potentially detect the deadly ebola virus in under 30 minutes.  

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