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Today the delegates, scattered in groups throughout the West Virginia wilderness, found their way back to camp. Many of the overnight trips offered at the National Youth Science Camp give delegates the opportunity to get in touch with Mother Nature … Continue reading
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Today, the 2014 delegates learned more about “How Molecular Medicine and precision Genomics will Revolutionize Cancer Therapy” from Dr. Chuck Clevenger of Northwestern University. “Mathematics of Fair Division” by Dr. Walter Stromquist was the evening lecture topic. He discussed … Continue reading
Today the delegates enjoyed lectures by Dr. Rick Walker, of Marshall University, and Dr. Jim Tucker, a Senior Biospheric Scientist for NASA. Dr. Walker’s lecture, entitled “Why We Won’t Find a Cure for Cancer, and Why We Don’t Want To” persuaded … Continue reading
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The 2014 delegation had their first “typical” day at NYSC today. They enjoyed their first of three days in directed studies offered by guest scientists and staph members. This block’s directed study options for delegates include: Human Pathology with Chuck Clevenger … Continue reading