Kimberly Te and Christine Yoo win $100,000 Siemens grand prize
Manhasset High School seniors Kimberly Te and Christine Yoo won the $100,000 grand prize Tuesday, December 8, 2015 in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, one of the nation's premier science research contests for high school students.
They created an energy-producing device that can use naturally occurring bacteria, such as those found in mud and wastewater, to cleanup oil spills. They say the device is cheap and efficient, and have a patent pending.
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