ScienceWoman is spending the day judging entries to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. On her blog, she posts some pictures of the entries from these young whippersnappers. One sophomore has a poster entitled, "Microfluidic image cytometry to detect PI3K pathway markers in brain cancer."

We don't know about you, but GTO is impressed — as sophomores, we couldn't even spell "microfluidic."

 

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