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The winners of the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020 - Infographic
by Kevin Anderton, Contributor

Forbes    Translate This Article
30 July 2020

On 30 July 2020 Forbes reported: Last night [29 July], the winners of the Virtual Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020 were announced. The goal of this competition is to focus on students in STEM that are attempting to solve major issues in the world today. This marks the 78th year for the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the field of science, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

A group of 40 finalists created projects that showcased their scientific rigor, problem-solving skills and potential to become world-class scientists. They were chosen from a pool of 1,993 entrants from across the US and were judged by industry experts.

The $250,000 first prize went to Lillian Petersen, 17, of Los Alamos, New Mexico. Her project was the invention of a model that can predict crop harvests three to four months in advance. The model uses thousands of daily satellite images to assess the ongoing health of local vegetation. ...

The $175,000 second prize went to Jagdeep Bhatia, 18, of Green Brook, New Jersey. Jagdeep's project was in the field of interactive machine learning and he has developed two algorithms that help computer programs learn from an instructor. ...

The $150,000 third prize went to Brendan Crotty, 18, of Muskogee, Oklahoma. For Brendan's project, he built a hybrid gas burner that is more efficient than current models. ...

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