// National Winners
The Nanoclotterator or NCR
The NCR is a biodegradable nanorobot that can eliminate clots in even the smallest capillaries. This revolutionary treatment is injected intravenously, reaches clots fast and eliminates the need for complicated, time consuming procedures.
La Jolla High School
La Jolla, CA
Combining cutting edge advancements in prosthesis, nanotechnology and synthetic bone growth, this internal prosthetic gradually expands in response to the body's normal growth. This osteoprosthetic replaces limbs in bone cancer patients and can be used in trauma emergencies and orthopedic corrections.
Lake Braddock Secondary School
Meat handlers and restaurant workers wearing these gloves will rapidly detect meat infected with E. coli bacteria. When the gloves change color, it indicates infected meat which can be immediately discarded, thereby preventing E. coli-related illnesses.
John Burroughs School
St. Louis, MO
Neuro Enhancing Restoring Offline Nerves (N.E.U.R.O.N.)
N.E.U.R.O.N. will initiate muscle action in the extremities of patients suffering from motor paralysis resulting from brain damage and/or stroke. Neural networks of microchips implanted into damaged areas of the brain will function as neurons and send messages to healthy neurons and initiate muscle action in paralyzed extremities.
St. Mary School
The Plant Remover is a small robotic submersible that uses global positioning satellite and laser holographic technologies to seek and destroy invasive, foreign aquatic plants that clog waterways, kill native aquatic plant life and inhibit water traffic.
Cape Henry Collegiate School
Virginia Beach, VA
Ossific Gel: Bone Repair of the Future
Broken bones are set without casts or surgery. A non-toxic magnetic gel, injected onto the surface of the broken bone with a syringe, immediately hardens and gently pulls bone fragments together. A small brace is worn for the first few days to stabilize the break.
Rogers Park Elementary School
Robot Ick Disposer (R.I.D.)
The R.I.D. uses e-nose technology to find pet waste in the yard which can later be used for fuel or composted. This device can be powered by battery, solar panel or fuel created when animal waste is burned.
Family Partnership Charter School
The Sleep Doctor
Scare nightmares away with The Sleep Doctor. Using wireless EEG technology, the Sleep Doctor senses a user's nightmare and then activates preprogrammed soothing sounds and smells to restore feelings of safety and generate a good night's sleep.
Holmes Elementary School
San Diego, CA