Starting school later might really help sleep-deprived teens

Starting school later might really help sleep-deprived teens

When teens want to sleep in on a school day, they’re not being lazy. For one, teens need more sleep than adults: about eight or nine hours a night, compared with about the six or seven their parents require. Teens, biologically, really do crave sleep. Which is a problem when it comes to education. Most high schools start before 8 am to help parents get to work by 9 am. Early school start times also give kids more time for after-school activities like sports or theater. But that has consequences:…

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Three Indian-origin teens secure scholarship worth $200K in science contest for innovative research

Three Indian-origin teens secure scholarship worth $200K in science contest for innovative research

Houston :   Three Indian-origin teenagers, including identical twin sisters, in the US have bagged a total scholarship worth USD 200,000 in a science competition for their innovative research that will help doctors diagnose health problems including schizophrenia. Shriya and Adhya Beesam, 16, who are 11th grade studentsin Plano, Texas shared the USD 100,000 grand prize in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition on Tuesday for their project entitled, ‘Linked Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System: A Novel Approach to Schizophrenia Diagnosis’. Vineet Edupuganti, a senior at Oregon Episcopal School,…

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3 Indian Origin Teens Win $100,000 Scholarship

3 Indian Origin Teens Win $100,000 Scholarship

Indian origin identical twin sisters and another teen got $100,000 grand prize scholarships in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition with their medical projects. Adhya and Shriya Beesam shared the grand prize for teams in the competition finals on Tuesday for their project developing a method for early diagnoses of schizophrenia using both brain scans and psychiatric evaluations. Both of them are 11th grade students in Plano, Texas. ALSO READ: The Iconic Stethoscope Dead, Says Indian Origin Cardiologist Vineet Edupuganti took the individual grand prize with a biodegradable…

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