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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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  8. Science & Society

    How to develop more ecofriendly parachutes for disaster relief

    A teen researcher from Singapore suggests that parachutes made from folded paper could be a more ecofriendly choice than nylon chutes for delivering disaster-relief supplies.

  9. Health & Medicine

    GPS jewelry helps refugee moms and kids stay healthy

    Two teens wanted to help refugee parents get their kids vaccines and the nutrition they need. So the teens built a website to help — and paired it with GPS trackers.