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Finalists compete in Intel Science Talent Search

Boot Camp feature for Monday, March 9, 2015

Some good news for a change from Washington.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.   When you think about signs of hope out of Washington D.C.,  you might want to put this at the top of the list.   This week,  three winners of the Intel Science Talent Search will be announced from among 40 finalists who have spent the better part of the last week in the nation’s capital.   This year, Intel is awarding three prizes of 150 thousand dollars instead of a single 100 thousand dollar winner.   The 40 finalists are all high school seniors, and 19 of them are women.  Wendy Hawkins is executive director of the Intel Foundation and says another change is…

“We have gone to three categories.  One in basic research.  And then one in global good that looks at making lives and life on planet earth better.  And a third in innovation and invention and engineering.”

Many of the projects being judged are already poised to make an impact on the world.   You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

 

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