The world could be a step closer to tackling our energy crisis if this 8th grader has anything to say about it. 13-year-old Laalitya Acharya from Ohio came up with TraffEnerate, an invention to use vehicular traffic to generate clean power. She’s a finalist in the 2017 Young Scientist Challenge, and stands to win $25,000.
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