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'Alive!’ traces journey of boys hidden in concentration camp. Holocaust scholar Fred Rosenbaum's book: When American soldiers liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany, on April 11, 1945, more than 900 boys, ages 7 through 18, most of whom had been sheltered in a clandestine underground barrack, were found alive. The odds-defying scope of these orphaned children’s lives...
Sixteen-year-old Elif Bilgin spent two years developing a bioplastic from banana peels. She hopes the non-decaying plastic will help replace the need for petroleum-based plastic and combat pollution. Bilgin won the Scientific American Science in Action competition and is a finalist in the Google Science Fair.
Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa (Urdu: ارفع کریم رندهاوا, 2 February 1995 – 14 January 2012) was a Pakistani student and computer prodigy, who in 2004 at the age of nine years became Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), the youngest in the world before Babar Iqbal in 2008. She was invited by Bill Gates to visit the Microsoft Headquarters in the USA. A science park in Lahore was named after her, the Arfa Software Technology Park.
Sushma Verma: Indian girl, (age 13) begins master’s degree in microbiology finished high school at the age of 7 and earned an undergraduate degree at 13, has now enrolled in a master's degree in microbiology in northern India. Her father sold his land to pay for some of his daughter's tuition in hopes of catapulting her into India's middle class. The 13-year-old's father sold his land to pay for some of her tuition in the hope of catapulting her into India's growing middle class
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi works as a physicist. He completed high school at age 9, earned his BS at 10 and a MS at 12 from Patna Science College. completing his PhD at the Indian Institute of Science at age 21– and age when most students haven’t even finished their bachelor’s — making him the youngest student in India to hold a doctorate. After graduation, gone on to teach at IIT Bombay and currently working on quantum search algorithms.
Akrit Jaswal: The Seven Year-Old Surgeon who has been called "the world's smartest boy" ~ Akrit came to public attention when in 2000 he performed his first medical procedure at his family home. He was seven.His patient was eight. Her hand had been burnt in a fire, causing her fingers to close into a tight fist that wouldn't open. Akrit managed to free her fingers and she was able to use her hand again. He is now the youngest student ever accepted by an Indian University. 9 Asian Child Prodigies