Saratoga, San Jose: Harker pair wins k for breast cancer diagnosis machine

Click photo to enlarge Photograph courtesy of the Siemens Foundation David Zhu, of Saratoga, and Evani Radiya-Dixit, from San Jose, presented their project at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology hosted at George Washington University Dec. 4-8. The pair came in fifth place and won $20,000. A pair of Harker School students returned from Washington, D.C., with a $20,000 check for developing a machine that improves the diagnosis of breast cancer. David Zhu of Saratoga and Evani Radiya-Dixit of San Jose presented their prize-winning work at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology hosted at George Washington University Dec. 4-8, earning fifth-place honors. “We really didn’t know how we would rank because all of the projects were so good,” said David, a 16-year-old junior at Harker who…


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