BLOG: City of Angels welcomes the world’s biggest global science fair

Hundreds of young scientists arrive for the start of the 2011 Intel ISEF

By Laura Sanders, 16:50 PM May 9, 2011

LOS ANGELES — By late tonight, over 1,500 high school students from around the world will have converged in Los Angeles to compete in the world’s biggest international precollege science competition, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which runs from May 8 to May 13 at the L.A. Convention Center. Walking around the exhibits hall to see the students set up their projects and soaking up the science vibe, I’m struck by how teenagers are teenagers — science geniuses or not. Bu...

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