Friday, December 12, 2008

Science Friday 121208

Winners of Prestigious Student Science Awards Are Named By AMANDA M. FAIRBANKS NYTimes
Among the winners of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology was Wen Chyan, a 17-year-old high school senior who received a $100,000 scholarship.

Science Students Get a Real-Life Lesson, in Science Fiction By FELICITY BARRINGER , NYTimes
A group of budding scientists attended a forum that examined whether a remake of the classic science-fiction film “The Day the Earth Stood Still” got the science right.

18 and Under

What to Do When the Patient Says, ‘Please Don’t Tell Mom’ By PERRI KLASS, M.D NYTimes
For doctors with patients who are middle-schoolers, it can sometimes be unclear what information should stay confidential.

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