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Is Its Bark Worse Than Its Bite?

Student: Natalie Fisher

District/Region: Chignecto Central Region

Event: 2010 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 11 - South Colchester Academy

The essential oils of needles from evergreen trees native to Nova Scotia, were extracted and then tested against a gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Results were for the gram-negative bacteria (e-coli) the white pine worked to inhibit the bacteria. For the gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus) white pine, red spruce, white spruce, and Balsam fir work to inhibit the bacteria.

2010 CWSF
  • Silver Medal - Health Sciences Senior Division
  • $9000.00 in Scholarships: Dalhousie University ($2000) - University of British Columbia ($2000) - University of Ottawa ($3000) - University of Western Ontario ($2000)

Natalie Fisher

Natalie Fisher - Is Its Bark Worse Than Its Bite?

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