A New York high school student and a three-student team have won $100,000 each at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
Five other high school students and five teams of students won $10,000 to $50,000 at an awards ceremony in New York on Monday.
The individual winner was Ruoyi Jiang of East Setauket, Long Island. His project examined resistance to chemotherapy drugs.
Karson lives in Winter Park, Fla. and his teammates live in Texas. They communicated by e-mail and Web-cam.