2011 års vinnare

GRATTIS till 2011 års vinnare!

2011 års vinnare av Molecular Frontiers Inquiry Prize presenterades vid Molecular Frontiers Symposium & Forum LIVE! den 24 maj 2011, på Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien i Stockholm.

Tjejer:

Are self-awareness and consciousness the results of various physical processes or brain states or are they disconnected from our material bodies?

Elizabeth Naameh, Girl, 16, USA

 

What elements are imagination and thoughts made of?

Raeann Heng,Girl, 15, Singapore

 

How is intelligence acquired or inherited?

Donna Kwon, Girl, 15, USA

 

Does the brain have a limit to the information it can memorize?

Augustina Petrulionyte, Girl, 17, Lithuania

 

Why is it that older memories are sometimes easier to recall than more recent ones?

Faazilah Mohamed, Girl, 13, USA

 

Boys:

What is the origin of self-sacrifice? (it seems to contradict the instinct of self-preservation)

Sergei Khegai, Boy 15, Russia

Why do most living organisms sleep?

George Agoranos, Boy 17, Greece

What are dreams made of and why is that than when you wake up you don’t remember what you dreamt?

Žilvinas Graužys, Boy 12, Lithuania

Does a thought have a specific biochemical signature?For instance, does a question-shaped thought have a specific type of molecular signature?

Shivaramakrishna Srinivasan, Boy ,11, India

Why is symmetry such a common and pervasive feature in Nature?

Srihari Chandrasekhar, Boy 10, United Kingdom