NYC teen scientist wins $250k for his math model on potato late blight

ReutersNewsPublished: April 10, 2018
Published: April 10, 2018

New York student Benjy Firester wins 1st place for his model on the spread of late blight - the plant pathogen that sparked the Irish potato famine of the 1840s and 1850s. His model could be used to prevent crop damage in the future. Roselle Chen reports.

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