Scientific Success At 17

When Shree Bose was in second grade, she tried to make blue spinach. At just 17 years of age, she won the first Google Global Science Fair with her research into ovarian cancer, reports The New York Times. For the winning research Ms. Bose looked at a chemotherapy drug, cisplatin, that is commonly taken by

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Teen Builds Homemade Computer

Tecca: [Jack Eisenmann] built an 8-bit computer out of microchips, a plastic Tupperware case, and tons of wires. Eisenmann’s computer, which he is calling the DUO Adept, runs a small operating system he coded himself. … He made it so he can play the classic game Pong, as well as a side-scrolling adventure game he

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Teen Internet Entrepreneurs

Business Week: The Facebook application High School Memories lets people share recollections of their teenage years. It might surprise some users to learn that the app’s creator isn’t old enough for high school himself. Cyrus Pishevar, a 13-year-old resident of Palo Alto, California, developed High School Memories after seeing how popular it was for his

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A Party in Your Mouth

Forget gold teeth, LED lighted teeth are all the rage in Japan: The new fashion accessories were originally created as an experiment by two Japanese designers and are now being used in a commercial advertising a winter sale at a Japanese clothing store, Laforet Harajuku. They are quickly becoming a sought after accessory. The LED

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Update: iPhone Repair Kid

Back in October, we told you about Daniel Vitiello, a 19-year-old Texas Tech sophomore, who taught himself to fix Apple’s 3G, 3GS and 4 iPhones and fixes dozens of them from his parent’s dining room. “I don’t really like having a typical job, and so I needed an idea to make money,” said Vitiello. His

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The Organic Ice Cream Bike

There’s no engine running when Jackson Poole loads up his ice-cycle to start on his organic ice cream route. Instead it’s all muscle power since his ice cream truck is made up of a bicycle/cooler reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Poole rides his custom-made bicycle cart (he originally wanted an ice cream truck but wasn’t

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