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  1. Tech

    Hurricane crisis inspires teen’s water-cleanup system

    In the wake of last summer’s devastating Hurricane Maria, a Puerto Rican Intel ISEF finalist developed a do-it-yourself system to create clean drinking water.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Drug-detection system could help partygoers protect themselves

    Fed up with people getting unwittingly drugged at parties, a teen designed a special bracelet. It can alert drinkers to the presence of certain hidden drugs.

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  3. Tech

    This robot can wash a skyscraper’s windows

    Cleaning windows on high-rise buildings can be perilous. But an Australian 12th-grader has created a robot to spare people the risk.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    Science-fair finding allows girl to sample a croissant

    Some supplements claim they can help people with celiac disease, who cannot digest gluten. But do the pills work? One teen used science to find out.

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  5. Physics

    An ancient plant inspires a new lab tool

    Researchers have designed a lab tool that moves liquids from one place to another by mimicking a plant called a liverwort.

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  6. Chemistry

    Banana plant extract can slow how fast ice cream melts

    Food scientists now show that adding these tiny plant particles to ice cream may delay the rate at which this treat melts into a soupy mess.

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  7. Chemistry

    Cool Jobs: Diving for new medicines

    Scientists mix research with underwater adventure as they search the oceans for new chemicals to treat infections, cancer and more.

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