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Oct 21, 2020

This 14-year-old scientist has an award-winning idea to beat COVID-19

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

It originated in middle school.

Anika Chebrolu, 14, of Frisco, Texas, has won this year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work finding a molecule that can selectively bind to the virus’s spike protein, according to the contest organizers. The eight grader used in-silico methodology for drug discovery to do it.

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