Mitigating Allergies with Nanoparticles
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Iris Gupta
North Potomac, Maryland
2015 Finalist
ROBERT FROST MIDDLE SCHOOL
9201 SCOTT DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850-3441
6th grade | 13 years old
Meet Iris. Iris wants to stop allergies at the source. She believes that by inhaling or injecting nanoparticles, allergens' ability to attach to antibodies present in our bodies would be blocked as they entered our systems. Iris believes too many people suffer from allergies, and by testing to find the correct amount of nanoparticles optimal for blocking allergens, her invention aims to give them some much needed relief. Iris' favorite invention in the last 100 years is the Internet, because it makes research and access to information quick and easy.
Why did you enter the Young Scientist Challenge?
I had this great idea about mitigating allergies using technology and I wanted to see what other people think about my idea
What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?
Internet. internet makes communication and researching topics very easy and thorough
In 15 years I hope to be...
Someone who can make a difference - either in someone's life or to a filed of science/technology