Photos: Texting From 1,000 Feet Underground Alexander Kendrick, 16, of Los Alamos, New Mexico, won the 2009 International Science Fair for developing a low-frequency radio that can send text messages from deep beneath the ground. The breakthrough device has multiple potential uses, including shaving hours off of cave rescues, or remotely transmitting data to scientists who are developing new antibiotics using cave bacteria.
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