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Watch the Intel STS 2014 Awards Ceremony Live Tonight

A livestream of the Intel Science Talent Search Awards Gala will be available on Tuesday, March 11 starting at 7:35PM ET. Highlights will include keynote speaker Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, United States Agency for International Development, “red carpet style” interviews with attendees, and the live announcement of the top ten winners of Intel STS 2014.

Schools and groups are encouaged to host viewing parties. If you do, please let us know. We'd love for you to share photos and other updates on social media, tagged #IntelSTS.

The Intel STS, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors in the United States. This year, the 40 Intel STS finalists will be competing for $630,000 in awards. Alumni of the event have gone on to win Nobel Prizes, National Medals of Science and Technology, and many more accolades.

Science News Launches New Blogs

9:30am, October 22, 2013

We hope you have had a chance to check out Science News’ new and improved website! Along with the new design we released earlier this month, our team has been hard at work creating new features for our loyal readers. One of these features is our expanded list of new blogs, including:

The Future: Powered by Fiction Applications Close November 14

8:30am, October 24, 2013
Have you been thinking about applying to The Future: Powered by Fiction? There is now less than one month left to get your science fiction story, essay, video, or comic submissions in! Don’t miss your chance to be one of 10 $1,000 winners! In addition to the cash prize, winners will also have their work published online.
The contest is open to all individuals between the ages of 13-25.

SPARK Competition Now Accepting Applications

12:37pm, October 16, 2013
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, in collaboration with Society for Science & the Public (SSP) announced the launch of a new competition focused on creating the equivalent of the chemistry set for the 21st Century. 
The Science, Play and Research Kit competition, or SPARK, challenges participants to generate a new set of experiences and activities that encourage imagination and interest in science, bringing the spirit of the classic chemistry set to today’s children. 

SSP Launches New Science Education Blog

9:30am, October 10, 2013
SSP recently launched Eureka! Lab, a new science education blog for students, parents, and educators. Eureka! Lab is part of “Student Science,” a new part of the Society for Science & the Public’s website that includes information on our educational competitions, resources, and the recently renamed Science News for Students online publication.
Why Eureka!Lab?

Pediatric Surgery Institute Offers Awards at Intel ISEF for the First Time

9:24am, October 18, 2013

The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center participated as a Special Award Organization for the first time at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2013 this past May in Phoenix, AZ. Answers to the questions below were provided by Dr. Craig Peters, Pediatric Urologist and Chief, Surgical Technology and Translation, and Dr.


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