Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Schoolboy scientists - St Ann youths target sugar fix, organic insecticide

Jamaica Gleaner News "The boys recently walked away with the first prize awards for the National Young Inventors Competition, organised by the Scientific Research Council, at the tertiary and secondary levels, respectively, for their inventions.

The team of Reid, Hyatt, Hamilton and Yee-Shui has created an organic insecticide from the castor plant, while Barrows, Hodgson, Richards and Brown produced ethanol from king grass."

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