ADDING MULTIMEDIA Innovative Teen Scientists Win Over $1 Million in Awards in Intel Science Talent Search 2016

Nathan Charles Marshall (Nate), 17, of Boise, Idaho, won the Third Place Medal of Distinction for Global Good. He studied a marine sediment core sample and related it to present-day climate change, concluding that Earth can recover from current climate change trends if action is taken soon.

Kavya Ravichandran, 17, of Westlake, Ohio, won the Third Place Medal of Distinction for Innovation. She studied the use of nanomedicine to destroy potentially fatal blood clots that can cause heart attacks and strokes.

This year’s finalists hail from 38 schools in 18 states. Of the 1,750 high school seniors who entered the Intel Science Talent Search 2016, 300 were announced as semifinalists in January. Of those, 40 were chosen as finalists and invited to Washington, D.C., to compete for the top nine awards. These finalists join the ranks of other notable Science Talent Search alumni, who over the past 75 years, have gone on to win 12 Nobel Prizes, two Fields Medals, 11 National Medals of Science, 17 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and even an Academy Award for Best Actress.

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