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Indonesian Students Win Achievements at Intel ISEF

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The proud achievement was successfully created by Indonesian students at Intel ISEF in the United States. I Made Wiratathya Putramas and Carolline Mathilda Nggebu won the 4th ISEF 2019 Intel Grand Award for the Life Sciences category. The students of High School 3 Denpasar, Bali had also previously won the Special Science Physical Award from Sigma Xi, an international scientific organization. Both of them examined the potential of the active substance of rhizophora apiculata mangrove plants found in Serangan Beach, Bali for environmentally friendly paint raw material on ships.The award was also obtained by Michaela Samanta. The student of Christian High School Penabur Gading Serpong received a Special Award from the Patent and Trademark Office Society for her work C-Rice: Computational and Experimental Design Development of Transgenic Rice. Samantha who researched genetic technology to produce animal protein rice for food access for poor families was entitled to receive cash worth US$500 dollars.This year, Intel ISEF was attended by more than 1,800 scientific works of the students representing 423 Intel ISEF affiliates from 88 countries around the world. The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) sent eight Indonesian students from high school and Madrasah Tsanawiyah at the event held in mid-May. They are the winners of the LIPI Youth Scientific Work Competition (LKIR) in 2018. Head of LIPI, Laksana Tri Handoko said that the success of Indonesian students this year proves that the creativity and innovation of our young generations are able to compete globally.

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