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17-year old Shivani Sud, a high school senior from North Carolina will receive a $100,000 U.S. Dollar scholarship from the Intel Foundation for winning the annual Intel Science Talent Search Contest, held in Washington D.C. last week. Shivani beat 1,600 other students nationwide with her research on how to improve colon cancer treatment.
Arizona's magnificent Grand Canyon made the news headlines twice last week. First because of the decision to flood it with billions of gallons of water, to try restore the Canyon's natural habitat and the second time because of a new study that suggests that the Canyon is a lot older than we think.
Now, in addition to producing "great cheese," California's happy cows will also be providing power to its residents. Earlier this week, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), California's utility company in collaboration with BioEnergy Solutions, unveiled a system that will collect manure (cow poop) from a dairy farm and refine it into biogas, (almost the same as natural gas).