The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Anika- My Summer Experience!

Hi everyone! I can't believe that we are already onto the final month of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge!

Xavier- A Summer Mentorship

  From the first over-the-phone announcement to the Final Event, this summer has outdone every single one before it. But my favorite part was the summer mentorship.

Laasya - Mentors & Progress

Hello everyone and welcome back! It’s been a while, and it’s hard to believe that the next blog will be my last!

Harsha- Research Smarter

This is the 4th part of my blog series - "A 14-year old's view of the art of scientific investigation".  Last time I posted about the importance of focusing on what matters.  This week I wan

Sophia - (Re)Searching for a Solution

Research is very important when it comes to science. It's what helps us learn about what has already been discovered and can give us great ideas about how to solve problems.

Samvrit - Research, Research, Research!

Hi all,   Welcome back to my blog posts! Today, I'm going to be talking about conducting research, and the video blog is linked below. Enjoy!   Till next time,   Samvrit Rao

Samhita - The Importance of Research

  Hello, fellow scientists, experts, and engineers! Welcome to my blog, and today I will be talking about the importance of research.  Research is fundamental to a good project.

Ekansh - Two Sides of the Same Coin

Hi Everyone, This week I am blogging about research, and how it is important to stay organized.  That's it for this time, -Ekansh

Rithvik- Researching!

I will check back in September! Stay tuned! Thank you!


Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s already August! Time has truly flown this past couple of weeks as 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist.