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A Sniff A Day, Let the Memory Stay!!!

Student: Harishitaa Prithiviraj

District/Region: Chignecto Central Region

Event: 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 7 - Redcliff Middle School

Alzheimer's Disease is a devastating disease that leads to loss of memory, inability to do simple tasks, and can cause death. I used a nematode model for this experiment. I investigated the affect that the natural volatile compounds on the disease. The results were that the Balsam Fir had enormous effect on delaying the disease in the worms.
  • Excellence Award - Junior - Gold Medal
  • Western University Entrance Scholarship $4000
Total: $5,500

Harishitaa Prithiviraj

Harishitaa Prithiviraj - A Sniff A Day, Let the Memory Stay!!!

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