CONGRATULATIONS to the 2012 winners!
The 2012 Molecular Frontiers Inquiry Prize winners were announced at the Molecular Frontiers Symposium & Forum LIVE! on May 29th 2012, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.
Why do short naps leave you feeling more refreshed than longer naps?
Nancy Le, Girl, 13, USA
Why is the color blue so scarce in the natural ecosystems and what accounts for that?
Martyna Petrulyte, Girl, 17, Lithuania
Even though we can forget something, sometimes it pops back into our head. Is there a way to have no probability to recall a certain memory?
Lee Keum Young, Girl, 16 South Korea
Why are there more right-handed people than left-handed people in the world?
Sin Ein Yap, Girl, 17, Malaysia
Why should the properties of a compound vary from those of its constituent elements?
Priya Nathan, Girl, 13, India
Why are our teeth made of calcium compounds which are weaker than metal or diamonds?
Jeong Hyun Nam, Boy 17, South Korea
How can we define the human soul?
George Agavanakis, Boy 16, Greece
When I’m hurt or ill, only I can feel the pain. Is it possible to make the doctor feel the same and make the correct diagnosis based on this?
Gabriel Tunsater, Boy 12, Sweden
Since it is a universal law that energy can be neither created nor destroyed, how did the energy in the universe come into existence?
Kaustubh Agrawal, Boy ,17, India
If everything happens because of molecular interactions, do we have free will?
Toomas Liiv, Boy 15, Sweden