As the race continues to fight coronavirus, a 14-year-old girl might have a winning solution.
Anika Chebrolu from Frisco, Texas just won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for a discovery that could lead to a COVID-19 cure.
In very simple terms, Anika created a molecule that could cripple part of the coronavirus.
A 14-year-old has won $25,000 for a discovery that could provide a potential therapy to Covid-19.
Anika Chebrolu's invention uses in-silico methodology to discover a lead molecule that can selectively bind to the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. https://t.co/Ib1GRiySIe
— CNN (@CNN) October 19, 2020
She walks away with a $25,000 prize.
Anika says she hopes her discovery will help scientists get us back to our pre-pandemic lives soon.
What was your greatest accomplishment when you were 14-years-old?
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