Budding researchers get ahead by spending their free time working side by side with real scientists.
Matthew McIntyre, 19, will be a sophomore at Boston University in the fall. While in high school, he worked with scientists at the New York Medical College in Valhalla to explore new ways to treat the deadly disease malaria. His research on the subject earned him awards at both the 2010 and 2011 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public.
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