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We work to keep science strong every day at the Society — and our work with young people shows us the power of science to transform their minds and the world we all share.
So to inspire you for 2017, we’re sharing The Science 7 — seven amazing breakthroughs and initiatives to watch from Society competitors and alumni. Join us in celebrating these Society highlights for strong science — and let’s carry forward this inspiration into 2017 to make science stronger than ever.
Giving drones the visual capabilities of birds and fruit flies could help them find trapped victims in fires and other rescues.
This phosphorous detector comes housed in a foam block, two hair clips and a bit of T-shirt to keep fish out.
Cloud4Cancer — developed by a Society alumna — is accurate for 99 percent of cases.
It gives your brain a 3D representation of your surroundings — and was invented by a Society competitor and high school senior!
What this 13-year-old Society competitor found will surprise rocket engineers.
This Detroit student-scientist wondered what exactly was polluting his neighborhood. So he used nanotechnology to find out.
Keeping medical workers uncontaminated during infectious disease outbreaks isn’t easy. This Society alum has a better way.
Matt Fichtenbaum (Intel ISEF 1962, Westinghouse STS 1962) has eclectic interests, ranging from art to science.
Urban growth in the Amazon is often unsupervised, unregulated, and organic, which leads to irregular housing, lack of infrastructure, and the use of improper materials for construction.
Science can be a good stepping stone into the political arena. Through science fairs, participants can gain important communication and public speaking skills.