2010 Regional Science Award winners announced

The 18th annual Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Awards Program today announced its 2010 Regional Winners, honoring students who have developed ideas for beneficial future technologies. Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the ExploraVision program is the world's largest K -12 science and technology competition. This year, the program received 4,550 team entries representing the participation of 13,947 students from across the US and Canada.

Winning ideas in this year's ExploraVision competition ranged from exciting medical treatments for Alzheimer's and blindness to innovative food and energy production technologies, as well as enhancements in transportation safety, recycling, first-aid and more. Projects reflected in-depth research in scientific fields ranging from nanotechnology to gene research, agriculture, robotics and others.

For more information, visit http://www.exploravision.org/