Lauren Hodge (of Dallastown, PA) in the 13-14 age group. Lauren studied the effect of different marinades on the level of potentially harmful carcinogens in grilled chicken.
Naomi Shah (of Portland, OR) in the 15-16 age group. Naomi endeavored to prove that making changes to indoor environments that improve indoor air quality can reduce people’s reliance on asthma medications.
Shree Bose (of Fort Worth, TX) in the 17-18 age group. Shree discovered a way to improve ovarian cancer treatment for patients when they have built up a resistance to certain chemotherapy drugs.
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Good to see young girls not only being interested in science, but three for three in a contest not judged by gender is great. Now … lets hope if they decided to go into engineering they aren’t completed disgusted by the other men and decidely male world of engineering and switch to some other field of study. 🙁