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Louisiana 16-year-old is a finalist in global video contest

Sep. 18, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

BROUSSARD, La. (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Anil Cacodcar sits in an eerily lit home office and makes a bold claim — “Zombies actually do exist.” It’s the main thesis of a 3-minute video he created to explain prion protein diseases in a creative and engaging way. The...

'Jeopardy!' champ Matt Amodio's analytic style is a winner

Aug. 12, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid the ruckus over the new host of “Jeopardy!”, contestant Matt Amodio has methodically scooped up resounding victories and a place in the quiz show’s hall of fame. As of Thursday, the Yale University doctoral candidate in computer science had...