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Jersey Kids Win National Prize for Genetic Work

Two students from an inner city school in New Jersey win a $100,000 scholarship in the prestigious Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology. NPR's Juan Williams talks with national science fair team winners Juliet Girard and Roshan Prabhu about their research into the genetic mapping of rice to increase yields.

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Juan Williams
Juan Williams, one of America's leading journalists, is a news analyst, appearing regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. Knowledgeable and charismatic, Williams brings insight and depth — hallmarks of NPR programs — to a wide spectrum of issues and ideas.