Oct 242016

Blackberry antibiotic lands Cork student top BT Young Scientist prize

Simon Meehan was one of the 1,100 students involved in 550 projects who made last stage. Overall winner of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is Simon Meehan of Coláiste Choilm, Ballincollig, Co Cork. His work investigated the use of plants such as blackberries to fight potentially deadly bacteria.



A relic of the past or a signpost of the future?

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