Though we’d expect nothing less, we were still absolutely dazzled by the highly impressive offerings at this year’s BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.
Every year, hundreds of students descend upon the RDS in Dublin to take part in the annual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Also every year, the projects submitted demonstrate an incredible scientific aptitude and sparkling curiosity. This year being no exception.
We heard from a selection of the students who told us how eggshells can be used to filter out heavy metals from water, how adolescents have responded to #MeToo, how a piezoelectric polymer can be used to combat teeth grinding, and how we can apply neural networks to cervical cancer screening. To see the interviews, check out the video above.
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Words by Eva Short