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Stephen Downes

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I've judged science fairs here in Ottawa and through this experience know that many many students can reach this level of achievement (even those in public school! though you'd never know it from the marketing on sites like the 74). That said, I do like the imagination here: Gavriela Beatrice Kalish-Schur made fruit flies anxious and observed the results by targeting "a certain brain pathway called IRE1". You can see the whole story on the YouTube video.

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