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Is Nuclear Energy a Promise or a Peril?

After such incidents as the Three Mile Island accident and the Fukushima disaster, the public has largely opposed the use of nuclear energy. But with the … more

Up for Debate, Young Scientists
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Repelling Germs with ‘Sharkskin’

Bacteria have a tough time sticking to surfaces with shark-like roughness. If you pet a shark the wrong way, its smooth skin feels like sandpaper. … more

Biology, Cogito Picks, Science News
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Teen Spreads the Word About the Benefits of Bats

The first time Truth Muller saw a bat, it was roosting in a sun umbrella in his backyard. “We heard a squeak and this little  … more

Project Spotlight, Young Scientists
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2014 CTY Cogito Research Award Winners Blog

Announcements and Updates About the 2015 CTY Cogito Research Award

October 28 Update—Application Deadline Extended The application for the submission of the CTY Cogito Research Award has been extended to Sunday, November 2, at 11:59 … more

2015 Award Updates, Research Award
Clementine Fu

Open for Questions: Clementine Fu, Johns Hopkins Epidemiology Student

Clementine Fu is a student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she is earning a doctoral degree in epidemiology, the study … more

Interviews, Medicine & Health, Open for Questions