Intel International Science and Engineering Fair http://wesa.fm en Local Students Compete at World's Largest High School Science Fair http://wesa.fm/post/local-students-compete-worlds-largest-high-school-science-fair <p>Can you use math to calm traffic and prescribe fish dinners to help patients with multiple sclerosis?</p><p>Those are just a couple of the questions being asked by some of the brightest high school students in the world at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles this week.</p><p>Approximately 1,700 young scientists and engineers from nearly 70 countries are showcasing their science and engineering projects and vying for more than $4 million in awards and scholarships.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 09:29:37 +0000 Liz Reid 29170 at http://wesa.fm Local Students Compete at World's Largest High School Science Fair Pittsburgh-Area Students Take Science Projects to Phoenix http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-area-students-take-science-projects-phoenix <p>Two high school students from the Pittsburgh region are finalists in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this week in Phoenix, where more than 1,500 high school students from more than 70 countries will present their solutions for real-life problems. Last year's fair was here in Pittsburgh. &nbsp;</p><p>Rishi Mirchandani, a sophomore at Fox Chapel Area High School, has developed a new algorithm for dividing something that is desired by multiple individuals.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Charlee Song 9322 at http://wesa.fm