8 Indians Vie for ‘Junior Nobel Prize’

Of the 40 finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search 2009 competition, eight are desis (many seem to be South Indians). Often referred to as the Junior Nobel Prize, the Science Talent Search is America’s oldest and most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Seven former finalists have won the Nobel Prize. Numbering […]

Desi Girl Shivani Sud Wins Intel Science Talent Prize

A pretty Indian-American girl Shivani Sud won the top prize at the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition in the U.S. on Tuesday. As the grand prize winner, Shivani Sud gets a $100,000 scholarship from the Intel Foundation. This is the first time that an Indian-American student has won the top prize, which is often […]

8 Desi Geniuses Shine in Intel Science Talent Contest

(Update – Shivani Sud wins Intel Science Talent Search Competition.) Eight Desi students have made it to the finals of the Intel Science Talent contest. Of the eight students, five are girls and they submitted projects in diverse areas including Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Zoology, Earth and Planetary Science and Chemistry. The students are […]