Popular Science last month named 13-year-old Gabriel See one of the top 10 high-school inventors in the US, despite the fact that he's technically attending junior high, The Seattle Times' Katherine Long says. With "occasional help" from the University of Washington's Herbert Sauro, See "built a prototype model of a robot that could disperse small amounts of fluid into a plate of 96 wells" in 2009, which earned his team a silver medal at that year's iGEM synthetic biology competition. He was 11 years old at the time. Popular Science says that although "See still has to learn to drive and to go to prom … he's already hoping to study computational biology at MIT."
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