Izumo High School Student wins top award in National Science Festival

The National Science Festival was held in Saga on July 27th – 29th. 40 representatives from each prefecture  made presentations at the festival. Izumo High School student Kataoka Masahito attended on behalf of Shimane prefecture. His study about resident bacteria of woodlouse feces found that those bacteria can prevent mold. His presentation was highly appreciated and he earned the award for best presentation .