India’s Prashant Ranganathan wins top intel International science award in US

An Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition, The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on bio degradation of pesticides.

Prashant Ranganathan, a 12th grader from Jamshedpur, along with over 20 high school students from various parts of India, participated in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The name of his project was ‘Biodegradation of Chlorpyrifos using native bacteria’ which was based on the theme that farmers should not use pesticides.

Static Takeaways from above News-
  • The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is a program of Society for Science & the Public (the Society)
  • This is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.
Source- The Hindu


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