Science 12 Dec 2016 Indian-origin teens ...

Indian-origin teens win $2,00,000 in science contest

PTI
Published Dec 12, 2016, 2:58 am IST
Updated Dec 12, 2016, 7:13 am IST
Twins Shriya and Adhya Beesam, 16, shared the $1,00,000 grand prize in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition.
Shriya and Adhya Beesam.
 Shriya and Adhya Beesam.

Houston: Three Indian-origin teens won a total scholarship worth $2,00,000 in a science competition for their innovative research that will help doctors diagnose health problems, including schizophrenia.

Twins Shriya and Adhya Beesam, 16,  shared the $1,00,000 grand prize in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition for their project, ‘Linked Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System: A Novel Approach to Schizophrenia Diagnosis’.

 

Vineet Edupuganti won the top individual award worth $1,00,000 for developing an ingestible battery that could transform the way doctors diagnose and monitor health problems.

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