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Evergreen Ever Gone? The Anti-cancer Properties of Oils from Evergreens

Student: Natalie Fisher

District/Region: Chignecto Central Region

Event: 2011 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 12 - South Colchester Academy

Discovering new treatments for cancer that are effective in killing and preventing cancerous growth would be of great importance. In this project, The essential oils from five evergreen trees were extracted. These oils were then tested to see if they have an effect on two lines of cancer cells. Eachevergreen tree was successful in killing the cancer cells, however the best was Red Spruce.
  • Excellence Award - Senior - Bronze Medal
  • University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship $1000
  • Western University Entrance Scholarship $1000
Total: $2,300




Natalie Fisher

Natalie Fisher - Evergreen Ever Gone? The Anti-cancer Properties of Oils from Evergreens

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