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2014 Google Science Fair Winners Named

Winners of the 2014 Google Science Fair have been announced
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Winners of the 2014 Google Science Fair have been announced:

  • 13-14 age category: Mihir Garimella (Pennsylvania, USA)for his project FlyBot: Mimicking Fruit Fly Response Patterns for Threat Evasion. Mihir built a flying robot, much like the ones used in search and rescue missions, that was inspired by the way fruit flies detect and respond to threats. Mihir is also the winner of the very first Computer Science award, sponsored by Google.

As the Grand Prize winners, Ciara, Émer and Sophie receive a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands provided by National Geographic, a $50,000 scholarship from Google, a personalized LEGO prize provided by LEGO Education and the chance to participate in astronaut training at the Virgin Galactic Spaceport in the Mojave desert.

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