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May 30th, 2011

Bangor student wins prestigious state Stockholm Water Prize

Abstract:
For the third straight year — and four of the last five — a Bangor High School student has been chosen Maine state winner for the annual U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

Musavi's science project, "development and optimization of gold-nanoparticle modified carbon electrode biosensor for detection of Listeria monogytogenes," involves a rapid detection system for finding pathogens like cholera and E. coli in water using screen-printed carbon electrodes.

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is considered the world's most prestigious youth award for water-related science projects.

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