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Log in to add favorite May 24, 2012 10:00 AM

Dylan Viale's fifth-grade science project gave him a chance to share something he enjoys with his grandmother, who is blind. Designing his first video game ever, Dylan created Quacky's Quest, a maze game you don't have to see to play! For his…

Log in to add favorite May 21, 2012 12:13 PM

Creating a pinhole projector for the eclipse encourages hands-on family science—and offers a lesson in perseverance. Family science doesn't always turn out exactly as planned, but everyone learns something along the way. Tubes, tape, and a …

Log in to add favorite May 18, 2012 9:21 AM

Winners of the 2012 Intel ISEF have been named and the confetti thrown! Science Buddies is proud to find some of our student success stories and student volunteers among the winners. 2012 Intel ISEF winners of the Gordon E. Moor Award and…

Log in to add favorite May 15, 2012 4:54 PM

By Kim Mullin Safely viewing a solar eclipse takes special equipment—ask an adult for help now so you are ready! Those who see the May 20 annular eclipse will see a ring of sun around a dark center. The above photo of the January…

Log in to add favorite May 15, 2012 10:23 AM

When it comes to sugar and the body, there's more to consider than just after-dinner dessert or a plate of morning pancakes loaded with syrup. Experimenting with a plant-based enzyme can help students peer inside the digestion process.

Log in to add favorite May 14, 2012 3:50 PM

The 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) kicks off today! According to the Society for Science & the Public, more than 1,500 high school students from all over the world will be on hand in Pittsburgh this week to show off…

Log in to add favorite May 9, 2012 5:58 AM

A single DNA mutation you don't even know you have may determine whether or not the medication your doctor prescribed will work for you. Image: Bigstock Due to differences in individual genetic makeup, prescription medications may work…

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By Kim Mullin The winners of the Rosalind Franklin Chemistry Contest, sponsored by Science Buddies and the Astellas USA Foundation, have been determined! Rosalind Elsie Franklin was an important female chemist whose research using x-ray…

Log in to add favorite May 7, 2012 11:33 AM

For Xavier, a new science project assignment is a great opportunity to learn about another aspect of video game design and development.

Log in to add favorite May 3, 2012 9:24 AM

Variations in gene expression can lead to anomalies in flowers. Some of Van Gogh's sunflowers were of a mutant variety, and scientists recently tracked down genes that may be responsible. When we think of a sunflower, many of us think of a…

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