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# btyste - Friday 8 January, 2021

This 17-year-old student has won this year's BT Young Scientists top award
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This 17-year-old student has won this year's BT Young Scientists top award

Jan 8th 2021, 2:26 PM 36,428 Views 25 Comments

Gregory Tarr won for his project entitled “Towards detecting state-of-the-art deepfakes”.

# btyste - Thursday 7 January, 2021

A Cork student's idea for steering wheel technology that will alert drivers when they are fatigued
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# Young Scientist

A Cork student's idea for steering wheel technology that will alert drivers when they are fatigued

Jan 7th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,058 Views 21 Comments

The project is on display at the virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

# btyste - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
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# Feature

Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 502 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s smart economy ambitions stem from its educated youth, it needs to be nurtured early

# btyste - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells
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Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,648 Views 3 Comments

Currently, the EPA recommends that wells are tested once a year, but there is no legal requirement to do so.

# btyste - Thursday 9 January, 2020

This Young Scientist hopes to prevent slurry pit deaths with infrared beams and mobile alerts
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# Slurry Pit Saver

This Young Scientist hopes to prevent slurry pit deaths with infrared beams and mobile alerts

Jan 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 9,478 Views 12 Comments

The device sends an alert to people nearby if a person falls into a slurry pit.

# btyste - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Instagram 'likes' and whether or not money makes people happy explored at Young Scientist Exhibition
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# BT Young Scientist

Instagram 'likes' and whether or not money makes people happy explored at Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,957 Views 6 Comments

Climate change is also examined by many of the projects at this year’s competition.

# btyste - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
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We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,867 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# btyste - Friday 11 January, 2019

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)
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# Not Stout

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)

Jan 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,618 Views 11 Comments

Greg Tarr has developed a more efficient method of making biofuel.

# btyste - Monday 31 December, 2018

The young Irish scientists trying to help contain the Fall armyworm
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# Ireland's Young Scientists

The young Irish scientists trying to help contain the Fall armyworm

Dec 31st 2018, 6:30 PM 14,475 Views 2 Comments

The moth has been ruining crops across Africa since 2016.

# btyste - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition
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Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Dec 9th 2018, 12:39 PM 7,282 Views 6 Comments

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 takes place from 9-12 January at the RDS in Dublin.

# btyste - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'
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# BT Young Scientist

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'

Jan 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 57,288 Views 86 Comments

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE, said this year’s winner has an “amazing” level of knowledge.

# btyste - Sunday 14 January, 2018

How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button?
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# Young Scientist

How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button?

Jan 14th 2018, 8:30 AM 20,855 Views 21 Comments

Despite the stainless steel surface, they’re thriving.

# btyste - Saturday 13 January, 2018

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams
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# Young Scientist

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams

Jan 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,083 Views 5 Comments

It’s almost as accurate as a human.

'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'
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# Young Scientist

'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'

Jan 13th 2018, 9:15 AM 6,964 Views 3 Comments

We checked in on two BTYSTE projects we’ve been following.

# btyste - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cork teenager wins BT Young Scientist after discovering blackberry antibiotic in his back garden
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Cork teenager wins BT Young Scientist after discovering blackberry antibiotic in his back garden

Jan 12th 2018, 9:06 PM 57,755 Views 52 Comments

15-year-old Simon Meehan had been working on his project for two years.

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths
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'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

Jan 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,332 Views 9 Comments

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# btyste - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?
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# That's Bananas

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?

Jan 11th 2018, 7:45 PM 16,849 Views 19 Comments

These Young Scientists think so.

# btyste - Monday 1 January, 2018

This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport
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# Hel-mate

This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 12,746 Views 3 Comments

It attaches to the back of a helmet and transmits data to a team medic.

# btyste - Sunday 31 December, 2017

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients
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# Young Scientist

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients

Dec 31st 2017, 4:00 PM 13,618 Views 6 Comments

Alzheimer’s Alert will alert carers to the patient’s movements.

# btyste - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
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A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,414 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine
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# Parental Guidance

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine

Jan 13th 2017, 7:10 PM 23,934 Views 51 Comments

The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.

# btyste - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

This 5th year student has invented a nappy that tells if babies are sick
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# Nurse Nappy

This 5th year student has invented a nappy that tells if babies are sick

Jan 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 45,019 Views 20 Comments

Just one of the hundreds of impressive projects from Irish teenagers this year at the BT Young Scientist expo.

# btyste - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Here's what you should be doing if you want to win the lottery
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# It Could Be You

Here's what you should be doing if you want to win the lottery

Jan 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 36,053 Views 58 Comments

Órla Molloy and Neasa Early from Drogheda have looked into patterns surrounding number repetition.

# btyste - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Is there a scientific way to tell how good looking you are?
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# Golden Ratio

Is there a scientific way to tell how good looking you are?

Jan 10th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,958 Views 30 Comments

Three young scientists at this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition examining the maths of attractiveness.

# btyste - Friday 10 January, 2014

Dublin student Paul Clarke wins top prize at BT Young Scientist
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Dublin student Paul Clarke wins top prize at BT Young Scientist

Jan 10th 2014, 11:01 PM 37,621 Views 53 Comments

The student from St. Paul’s College, Raheny won for his study of graph theory in mathematics.