This teen just found a possibly life-saving new way to diagnose deadly diseases.

Photo published for Greenwich High School student wins worldwide Google scieence contest

Why is Olivia Hallisey celebrating? Because she just kicked butt at the Google Science Fair and took home gold. The Connecticut high school student recently won the grand prize in the 16-18 category at the 2015 Google Science Fair. Her project — developing a quick, easy, and accurate test for Ebola — won the judges’ hearts for its potential to make a big change in the world.

Excerpt from Parker Malloy’s article in Upworthy- Read more 

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I am a retired psychologist now writing freelance . I have published Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, Young Man of the Cloth, The Pastor's Inferno, Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage, Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life, and Make the Best of Your Teen Years. I wrote a newspaper column in Batavia, NY for fourteen years. My articles are now available in my free newsletter, Sliding Otter News. Subscribe free at http://www.eepurl.com/mSt-P.

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