7th grader wins awards for ‘remarkable’ science fair project on cancer research

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7th grader wins awards for ‘remarkable’ science fair project on cancer research

A middle school science fair project earns the student an invitation to a university lab.

A Georgia seventh-grader who was inspired to do a cancer-related science fair project after some of his friends’ moms were diagnosed with breast cancer is being heralded for his project that swept awards at the state’s science fair.

The project, which examined whether an antioxidant found in green tea could prevent breast cancer tumors in planaria, a type of flatworms, also earned Stephen Litt, 12, an invitation to visit a Tufts University research lab over his spring break.

“I’d never actually been to a professional lab before so I thought that was just the most cool part about it because I was actually in a lab,” Stephen told ABC News about his visit to the Boston-area school last week. “I was looking at experiments actually being done.”

Read full article: 7th grader wins awards for ‘remarkable’ science fair project on cancer research – ABC News

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