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  5/29/2012, Sivan 8, 5772

14-Year-Old Israeli in Semifinals of Google Competition


Middle-school student Netanel Lewis of Rishon Letzion is the only Israeli to make it to the semifinals of "Google's Online Science Fair" international competition, according to a Tuesday report in the Yisrael Hayom daily. He will compete against 89 others for a spot in the top 15 who will compete in the finals in the United States.

The thousands of contestants were asked to create a research question and demonstrate an experiment to examine it. In Lewis's experiment, he found that when air pollution increases, cognitive and motor abilities decrease respectively.