Twenty teams from high schools across the United States are showing off their inventions this week during the at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge. Last fall, each team received a grant of up to $10,000 from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a solution to a problem they chose.
The three-day event, which ends Friday, enables students to show off their inventions, which run the gamut from health, safety and environment-oriented gadgets to consumer products and assistance-offering devices.
Palo Alto High School students from California demonstrate the Laser Finger, a head-mounted remote-control device for people who have quadriplegia.
June 22, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Lemelson-MIT Program
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