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Intel ISEF winners announced

Projects on smarter roundworms, glowing bacteria as pollutant detectors and the shared history of bees and nematodes take three top spots

5:34pm, May 15, 2009

RENO, Nev. — What happens in Reno doesn’t stay in Reno, and some high school students are very pleased about that. On May 15, three top finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair hit the jackpot, each winning a $50,000 scholarship from the Intel Foundation. Those prizes were part of nearly $4 million in scholarships, tuition grants and scientific trips and equipment awarded at the world's largest high-school science competition.

Olivia Schwob of Boston won for her experiments that helped the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans learn better. Previous wor

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