The Regeneron Science Talent Search provides students a national stage to present original research and celebrates the hard work and novel discoveries of young scientists who are bringing a fresh perspective to significant global challenges. The Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars were selected from 1, applications received from high schools across 45 states. Scholars were chosen based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise as scientists and hail from American and international high schools in 37 states, Puerto Rico and two additional countries. Perisa Ashar , Age: 18 Maggie L.
The following are notable people who were either born, raised or have lived for a significant period of time in the U. See also Category:Texas politicians and its subcategories. Please consider adding notable Texas women to other categories on this page that specifically concern their areas of notability. See also the listings on this page for individual areas of specialization e. Without his efforts there will be no Texas Republic!
First broadcast in , the show, which was inspired by the PBS documentary series An American Family , is the longest-running program in MTV history,  one of the longest-running reality series in history, and is credited with launching the modern reality TV genre. The series was hailed in its early years for depicting issues of contemporary young-adulthood relevant to its core audience, such as sex , prejudice , religion , abortion , illness , sexuality , AIDS , death , politics , and substance abuse , but later garnered a reputation as a showcase for immaturity and irresponsible behavior. The show moves to a different city each season. The narration given over the opening title sequence used during the first 28 seasons by the seven housemates states some variation of the following:.