SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2010 – Celebrating the world’s brightest student entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public today announced the top winners of the world’s largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Amy Chyao, 16, of Richardson, Texas, was awarded first place for her work to develop a photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy (PDT), an emerging cancer treatment which uses light energy to activate a drug that kills cancer cells. Amy received $75,000 and the Gordon E. Moore Award, given for the first time in honor of Intel co-founder and retired Chairman and CEO.
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