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2:39pm, May 9, 2016

Learning how to communicate science research effectively is critical. It's the difference between the public believing in a bunk study and funding the important research that scientists do every day.

12:49am, May 9, 2016

Twenty-five middle school students from around the world said "hello" in their native languages, from Navajo, to Chinese, to Hebrew, to Welsh on Sunday night. They decorated team posters with catchy names and icebreaker activities.

8:00am, May 4, 2016
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world's largest international pre-college science competition.
7:00am, May 2, 2016
Carol Bauer, a Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1942 alumna, worked as an engineer, at a time when there were very few women in the sciences."At the time, it was a daring choice," she said. Her experience in Westinghouse STS gave her the confidence to study engineering — and it's paved the way for other women to follow.Today, she continues to encourage girls into STEM through the Tech Trek program.Diversity in STEM is crucial in today's technological world, Carol said.
3:25pm, April 29, 2016

On March 14, after tinkering at TechShop for Pi Day, the STS 2016 finalists gathered at dinner for the Intel Innovation speeches.

Rosalind Hudnell, the Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer at Intel, called the finalists rockstars. She even snapped a photo during dinner and tweeted it.

"I still feel like an underachiever in this audience," Rosalind said.

7:00am, April 27, 2016

David Letterman-style top ten lists, stickers and counterintuitive advice made for a lively visit to the National Institutes of Health during the Intel Science Talent Search finalists’ week in Washington, D.C. in March.

"I started as a young kid with a chemistry set, blowing stuff up," said NIH Director Francis Collins. He discussed the institute's history and goals.

7:00am, April 26, 2016

Intel ISEF 2015 finalist Ritika Bharati is a Breakthrough Junior Challenge Breakthrough Prize finalist. She created a video to explain oncolytic virotherapy for the prize. In addition to being a young scientist, Ritika has a hobby of making science videos.

The Society caught up with Ritika after she became a Breakthrough Prize finalist.

7:00am, April 25, 2016

"Science is often thought of as a lonely profession," observed Nobel Laureate and Westinghouse STS alum Walter Gilbert at the Society's first ever alumni conference. "But it's actually a very social thing. We feel a social involvement to develop things for the benefit of others and other scientists."

6:00am, April 21, 2016

All three of Society for Science & the Public's science competitions — Intel Science Talent Search, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and Broadcom MASTERS — received the National Association of Secondary School Principals' seal for 2016-2017.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the Society's programs on the 2016-17 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students. The Society's science education programs have been included in the NASSP listing for the past several years.

6:00am, April 19, 2016
Meryl Natow, an Intel STS 2009 semifinalist, was recently named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in the social entrepreneurs sector. She is one of four Society alumni named to the list. She was always interested in recipes and baking. Meryl, with Laura D'Asaro and Rose Wang, created Six Foods to offer food made from crickets, which have three times more protein and 40 percent less fat than tortilla chips.

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