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April 4th, 2009

Morden team honoured for its scientific vision

Abstract:
A team of Grade 8 students from W. H. Morden public school are among 24 North American 2009 ExploraVision regional winners. The Exploravision program, sponsored by Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association honours students for their creative ideas for beneficial future technologies.

The Morden team envisioned SIHINS: Self Implanting Hemostasis Inducing Nano System, in the hopes of changing the lives of millions of people around the world who suffer from a thrombocytopenic or hemorrhage inducing disease. Through the application of nanotechnology to a complex network of protein- based intrasystem signaling they have proposed injecting a self implanting artificial organ which can release artificial platelets involved with biosynthetic processes.

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