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Young Women in Science Part 2

Young scientists, Farah Eltohamy, Amanda Benedetto and Sarah Sakha, three of the top winners at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair talk about their work and interview ASU biologist Susan Holechek. Pauline Davies hosts the show as Dr. Biology is exploring the Panama rainforest to bring back fun and exciting stories.

The event was sponsored by the Central Arizona Chapter of the Association for Women in Science.

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Topic Time
Intro 00:00
Farah Eltohamy introduces her project. 00:34
Amanda Benedetto introduces her project. 00:53
Sarah Sakha introduces her project. 01:42
Is cinnamon a spice that could be good for food storage? 02:21
Introduce guest scientist Susan Holechek. 02:44
Susan what do you think of the girls projects? 03:08
How did you come up with your projects? 03:38
What's the difference between Dengue Fever and Hemorrhagic Fever? 05:38
What happens when you get Hemorrhagic Fever? 06:28
Are there scientist in Peru who were working on Dengue Fever who inspired you to become a scientist? 07:05
Are you working on a future vaccine for Dengue Fever? 08:20
How do you blend molecular biology and advanced mathematics in your research? 08:52
What's the best thing about your work? 10:38
Do you have any hobbies that lead you to a career in science? [link with art] 11:18
If you weren't a scientist, what you you be? [Susan Holcheck] 12:15
Sara, what would you like to be? [Sara, Amanda] 12:45
Sign off 14:15

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Young Women in Science Part 2

Audio editor: Pauline Davies

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