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#BTYSTE

# btyste - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE, said this year’s winner has an “amazing” level of knowledge.

# btyste - Sunday 14 January, 2018

How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button?

Despite the stainless steel surface, they’re thriving.

# btyste - Saturday 13 January, 2018

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams

It’s almost as accurate as a human.

'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'

We checked in on two BTYSTE projects we’ve been following.

# btyste - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cork teenager wins BT Young Scientist after discovering blackberry antibiotic in his back garden

15-year-old Simon Meehan had been working on his project for two years.

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# btyste - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?

These Young Scientists think so.

# btyste - Monday 1 January, 2018

This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport

It attaches to the back of a helmet and transmits data to a team medic.

# btyste - Sunday 31 December, 2017

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients

Alzheimer’s Alert will alert carers to the patient’s movements.

# btyste - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine

The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.

# btyste - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

This 5th year student has invented a nappy that tells if babies are sick

Just one of the hundreds of impressive projects from Irish teenagers this year at the BT Young Scientist expo.

# btyste - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Here's what you should be doing if you want to win the lottery

Órla Molloy and Neasa Early from Drogheda have looked into patterns surrounding number repetition.

# btyste - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Is there a scientific way to tell how good looking you are?

Three young scientists at this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition examining the maths of attractiveness.

# btyste - Friday 10 January, 2014

Dublin student Paul Clarke wins top prize at BT Young Scientist

The student from St. Paul’s College, Raheny won for his study of graph theory in mathematics.

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