Photos: MIT science fair for overachieving teens

Twenty high-school teams show off inventions at Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey. Each had received a problem-solving grant of up to $10,000.

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Twenty teams from high schools across the United States are showing off their inventions this week during the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge. Last fall, each team received a grant of up to $10,000 from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a solution to a problem they chose.

The three-day event enables students to show off their inventions, which run the gamut from health, safety and environment-oriented gadgets to consumer products and assistance-offering devices.

Click above for more photos of the young 'uns and the products of their intellect.