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  1. Tech

    Teen auto-safety researcher nabs $25,000 science fair prize

    Alaina Gassler took home the $25,000 top prize at the Broadcom MASTERS teen science competition. Her qualifying project could boost vehicle safety by eliminating blind spots for car drivers.

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  2. Animals

    Bats in the attic prompt boys to create a better bat detector

    When a teen learned he had 700 bats in his attic, he decided to develop a better bat detector.

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  3. Computing

    Novel fabric could turn perspiration into power

    Sweat cools people by evaporating. A teen now wants to use it to generate electricity as well.

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  4. Humans

    New forensic technique may better gauge age at death

    An 18-year-old student from Ackworth, England, has come up with a better way to estimate the age at death for many human remains. It needs only a CT scan of the skull.

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  5. Animals

    Bumpy edges could be key to record-breaking oars

    Inspired by the bumpy edges of flippers on a humpback whale, an Australian teen has redesigned oars for use by competitive rowers.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Sea urchins inspired a strong new medical staple

    Teens combined forces to study how a sea urchin spine might inspire a better medical staple.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Young researchers take home almost $5 million at 2019 Intel ISEF competition

    The $75,000 top prize at this year’s ISEF competition went to a young researcher who developed an integrated-reality headset to aid spinal surgeons.

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