Students tested and experimented to create projects to showcase at the annual science fair in February.
Students who won 1st place in their category moved on the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair on April 1st, after which the top students will attend the International Science and Engineering fair in Philadelphia.
By Aakash Jain ’14
British researcher Andrew Wakefield published a paper, “MMR vaccination and autism,” in The Lancet, Feb. 28,1998, proposing a strong correlation between the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, autism, and a form of inflammatory bowel disease he called Autistic enterocolitis.
In the paper, Wakefield emphasized the relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism was unclear.