National junior Science and Humanities Symposium

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Britany Hsu, Taos Academy Charter School, explains her poster presentation at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium here April 25. Hsu's presentation, "Plant Based Reduction of Amyloid Plaque Formation to Reduce Amyloidosis" detailed her research on using capsaicin as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's. The JSHS is an annual competition hosted by the Air Force, Army and Navy with more than 230 students from 47 regional competitions presenting research projects across STEM fields ranging from medicine to technology to agriculture. More than $190,000 in scholarships were awarded. The Air Force hosted this year's competition with support from Team Kirtland and the research and development sector in Albuquerque. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Fisher)

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