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10-Year-Old Accidentally Creates New Molecule in Science Class
Little Clara's tetranitratoxycarbon is brand new and explosive
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13-Year-Old Riley Lewis and His Crew Embrace 3-D Printing at Public School
We always love hearing from passionate, scientific-minded kids, and 13-year-old Riley Lewis, a burgeoning 3-D printer expert (and PopSci reader!)...
Girl Scout Team Patents Prosthetic Hand Device, Helping a Toddler Write For the First Time
Proving that the FIRST program is much more than games of robotic awesomeness, a team of Girl Scouts in Iowa...
Telepresence Bots Help Sick Teens Attend Class, Providing Real-Time Lessons and Adolescent Interaction
With telepresence robots serving as stand-ins, there’s no reason for sick kids to miss school. Some children may prefer to...
The Top High School Inventors of 2010
With resumes that list achievements like “built wallpaper that turns noise into energy” and “devised a nuclear-fusion reactor,” these 10...
Kinect: Good With Kids, Bad With Couches
Microsoft’s Kinect, the controller-free, gesture-based gaming platform that finally saw an official unveiling at E3 this week continues to surprise...
Video Game Teaches Cambodian Kids to Avoid Real Landmines
Warning: this game may have beneficial real-life consequences
Timely Vaccinations Up Among Low-Income Children, But Class Disparities Remain
With the whole world buzzing about the swine flu, vaccinations are a hot topic
Spring is in the Air, but Maybe Wait on Those Birds and Bees
Study shows pesticide levels likely linked to birth defects in babies conceived during spring and summer months