Islamabad-A group project titled “Novel Drug Therapy of Silver Nano Particles to Cure M.R.S.A. Infections” by students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi, Pakistan displayed at the Intel ISEF 2008 held at Atlanta, Georgia, USA won the First Award by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).
This was announced by the Society for Science & the Public, in partnership with the Intel Foundation, at the Intel ISEF 2008 Special Awards Ceremony.
The winning team of the group project from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School comprised of Arif Pyarali, Zahra Suleman Tejani and Sara Moez Ali. Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete by winning top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fairs.
Special Awards are presented by nearly 70 scientific, professional and educational organizations and include scholarships, summer internships, book and equipment grants and scientific field trips.
The International Science and Engineering Fair is sponsored by Intel and has been administered by Society for Science & the Public (SSP) since its inception in 1950. SSP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the public engagement in scientific research and education.
Its vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, inspire.
Courtesy: The Pakistan Observer, 22/5/2008