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#Young Scientist

From TheJournal.ie Dublin teenager takes home top prize at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition BT Young Scientist

Dublin teenager takes home top prize at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Adam Kelly (17) won for his project “Optimizing The Simulation Of General Quantum Circuits”.

From TheJournal.ie Ever tried to reinvent the wheel? One Young Scientist is doing just that Sustainability

Ever tried to reinvent the wheel? One Young Scientist is doing just that

It’s a system called a emission-free omnidirectional magnetic driving system. Now, let’s get our heads around that…

From TheJournal.ie This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is) Not Stout

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)

Greg Tarr has developed a more efficient method of making biofuel.

From TheJournal.ie This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked STEM

This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked

They were inspired to conduct research in the smart toys after the number of controversies surrounding them in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Which kitchen surface stays clean the longest? A Young Scientist is trying to find out Bacteria

Which kitchen surface stays clean the longest? A Young Scientist is trying to find out

Ellie Cunnenn (14) from Coláiste Chiaráin has analysed different kitchen surfaces to figure out which stay cleaner for longer.

From TheJournal.ie Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition BTYSTE

Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 takes place from 9-12 January at the RDS in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button? Young Scientist

How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button?

Despite the stainless steel surface, they’re thriving.

From TheJournal.ie How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams Young Scientist

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams

It’s almost as accurate as a human.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists' Young Scientist

'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'

We checked in on two BTYSTE projects we’ve been following.

From TheJournal.ie Cork teenager wins BT Young Scientist after discovering blackberry antibiotic in his back garden BTYSTE

Cork teenager wins BT Young Scientist after discovering blackberry antibiotic in his back garden

15-year-old Simon Meehan had been working on his project for two years.

From TheJournal.ie This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition Alzheimer's Alert

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition

Alzheimer’s Alert aims to help track the movement of people with the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life Btyse

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life

Two Cork students examined how homelessness affects children for the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

From TheJournal.ie These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients Young Scientist

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients

Alzheimer’s Alert will alert carers to the patient’s movements.

From TheJournal.ie The Dublin schoolboy who may have cracked the solution to flocks of birds crippling an airplane's engines Miracle On The Liffey

The Dublin schoolboy who may have cracked the solution to flocks of birds crippling an airplane's engines

17-year-old Omar Salem has designed a device to protect a jet engine’s turbofans from being struck by foreign objects.

From TheJournal.ie It's 'too difficult': Why 40% of students say they didn't study science in college BT Young Scientist

It's 'too difficult': Why 40% of students say they didn't study science in college

Almost 80% of those who participated in the Young Scientist Exhibition went on to study science and/or technology in third-level education.

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of Irish people's senses overlap, say these Young Scientists 7 Is Scarlet

Almost a quarter of Irish people's senses overlap, say these Young Scientists

This BT Young Scientist project suggests there are more people with this neurological condition than you might think.

From TheJournal.ie These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine Parental Guidance

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine

The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.

From TheJournal.ie The science of the Cork accent: This year's BT Young Scientist expo is already turning heads Young Minds

The science of the Cork accent: This year's BT Young Scientist expo is already turning heads

From skateboard equations to cancer research, the BT Young Scientist continues to break records and open doors.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Young Scientist winners come third overall in Europe Soil Fertility

Ireland's Young Scientist winners come third overall in Europe

Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura received €3,500 for their efforts, and also won a trip to DuPont’s science and engineering plants in Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie How a Limerick teen's 'sleeping bags for the homeless' idea caught the world's attention Young Scientist

How a Limerick teen's 'sleeping bags for the homeless' idea caught the world's attention

Plans for the bags have been sent to the US and Australia, and there’s been interest from all over the world.

From TheJournal.ie These transition year students just won top prize at the Young Scientist competition

These transition year students just won top prize at the Young Scientist competition

It’s for their investigation into the “Effects of Enzymes used in Animal Feed Additives on the Lifespan of Caenorhabditis Elegans”.

From TheJournal.ie Who's better at lying - boys or girls? Telling Lies This post contains a poll

Who's better at lying - boys or girls?

Two girls at this year’s Young Scientist Exhibition have an answer to a question that’s preoccupied teenagers for generations.

From TheJournal.ie This 5th year student has invented a nappy that tells if babies are sick Nurse Nappy

This 5th year student has invented a nappy that tells if babies are sick

Just one of the hundreds of impressive projects from Irish teenagers this year at the BT Young Scientist expo.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol consumption project wins Young Scientist award BT Young Scientist

Alcohol consumption project wins Young Scientist award

Ian O’Sullivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa in Kanturk, County Cork, won with their project, Alcohol Consumption: Does The Apple Fall Far From the Tree?

From TheJournal.ie Just how much bacteria is in Ireland's holy water fonts? Young Scientist

Just how much bacteria is in Ireland's holy water fonts?

We’ll find out later this week.

From TheJournal.ie Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread? Young Sci 2014

Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?

Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition Young Sci 2014

Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.

From TheJournal.ie Fifty years of innovation: BT Young Scientist launches today Brigth Ideas

Fifty years of innovation: BT Young Scientist launches today

Incredibly smart teenagers will be making the rest of us feel inferior over the coming days in Dublin 4.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ‘Many-body problem’ simulation wins Young Scientist crown Young Scientist

‘Many-body problem’ simulation wins Young Scientist crown

Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly’s work may help astronomers predict how objects might travel in outer space.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Taoiseach opens this year's Young Scientist Exhibition Science This post contains images

In pictures: Taoiseach opens this year's Young Scientist Exhibition

Enda Kenny officially declared this year’s Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition open this afternoon – check out these photos of some of the projects on display.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin teen scoops top prize at EU Young Scientist competition Alexander Amini

Dublin teen scoops top prize at EU Young Scientist competition

Alexander Amini, who won the national competition with a tennis tracking system, wins a top prize at the European equivalent.