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Young Scientist Challenge

Rohit Mital - Home Stretch

As we slowly approach the final event in October, I wanted to answer a few questions about how the experience has been. 



Mrinali Kesavadas - Coming to Fruition

Hello fellow scientists,

As my summer of new innovation is coming to a close, I think what I liked the most was learning how to overcome scientific challenges in a short period of time. This experience was greatly enhanced by my interactions with my mentor. When I first started thinking of the innovation challenge, my first thought was that there is no way I can come up with a new invention in just three months. But as I started discussing some ideas with my mentor, he completely supported and encouraged me to go ahead with this new invention. Read more

Kaien Yang - Part 2: Pumpkin Based Bioplastics

Hi everyone!

I’d like to dedicate this blog to part 2 of my project, focusing on inventing a technically feasible, commercially viable and biodegradable plastic using pumpkin and the glycerin which was produced as a byproduct from the transesterification in part 1 of my project. Read more

Meghna Behari- A Successful Summer

Hello Everyone!

This is my second video blog where I discuss working with my mentor and my experience this summer being apart of the Young Scientists Challenge. 



Goodbye for now, 

Meghna  Read more

Rohan Wagh - Counting Down the Days

Hello Everybody,

This is my first video blog post, In it I talk about the reason behind my project and more on what are fuel cells. 

During my video blog, I also learned why dogs are not welcome while recording.

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Hannah - You Can't Do It Alone

Hello, Scientists!

What a great week! Construction of my prototype is in full swing. I’m on the verge of a breakthrough, and am excited to test my design very soon! 

I hope that you all enjoy my third video blog post. Mr. Emslander and I had a lot of fun putting it together for you!

“What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give her best in order to discover what she already knows.”
― Paeulo Coeho

Signing off,
Hannah Read more

Sanjana - Research, a Stepping Stone for Success

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi once said, “Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” Read more

Arthur-Narrowing It Down


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