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7:00am, June 20, 2016

Alexander Wulff developed and manufactured HaptoTech, an inexpensive electronic aid that helps the visually impaired navigate in unfamiliar environments without the use of guide sticks. Only a junior in high school, he also founded Conifer Apps which offers 11 products.

7:30am, June 17, 2016

J. Richard Gott, a Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1965 alum, published “The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe” in January. J. Richard's astronomy passion from 8-years-old — and his high school STS project — led him to explore how the universe is structured.

8:00am, June 15, 2016

A crowd of characters from movies, TV shows, comic books, and more descended on Washington, D.C. on the weekend of June 3 for AwesomeCon, a convention of all things awesome. There were cosplayers (dressing up or role-playing as a character) including 7-foot-tall Transformers, a Bill Nye, Star Wars, Dr. Who, and more.

7:30am, June 10, 2016

George Hotz is working on a futuristic technology. He's designing a self-driving car — and trying to beat Tesla's Mobileye and Google's models.

6:30am, June 9, 2016

Neil deGrasse Tyson — yes, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, superstar science communicator, author, TV star, and director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City — is excited Regeneron is the new sponsor of the Society’s Science Talent Search.

How excited? Enough to actually speak at the official sponsorship announcement on May 26 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

7:00am, June 6, 2016

It's not every day that a high school junior gets to meet famed comic book writer Stan Lee — on the red carpet.

But Janie Kim is no ordinary high school junior. She was a finalist in the Captain America: Civil War — Girls Reforming the Future Challenge, held by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS, and the National Academy of Sciences.

7:00am, June 3, 2016

Participating in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search in 1976 made George Yancopoulos realize "there’s a whole different set of heroes."

"Everyone revered the Westinghouse winners. How so many went on, changed the world, and became Nobel Prize winners," said George at the Alumni Conference on March 13, along with other award-winning panelists.

7:00am, June 2, 2016
A natural root that has gluten-free properties (cassava), banana peels as biofuel, and a solar-powered boat that picks up trash. These are only a few of the inventions and research that middle school students from the U.S. and internationally were recognized for during the Broadcom MASTERS International program. The program happens concurrently with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).
7:00am, May 31, 2016

Understanding science and how it works is so important, says Abduljabbar Alhamood, who became interested in science at 8 years old.

7:00am, May 27, 2016

Data science is super hot. So are startups. So that means Michael Li — an Intel Science Talent Search (STS) alum and CEO of The Data Incubator, a two-year-old data-science startup, is on fire.

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