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The winners of this year’s Intel Science Talent Search take on flu vaccines, stem cells and tools for diagnosing cancer

The Intel Science Talent Search honored the top winner and nine esteemed runners-up of its 2014 competition at a black-tie affair in Washington, D.C. (Society for Science & the Public)

10th Place: Shaun Datta, 18, of North Potomac, MD

Shaun Datta

Physics whiz Shaun Datta, of Montgomery Blair High School, simulated nuclear interactions with computer models and mathematical equations and reported on the results of his experiements for his contest submission. "His research may contribute to a more accurate characterization of fundamental atomic particles and subsequently a better understanding of neutron stars," says a release. Datta was chosen as the 10th place winner and received $20,000.



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