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Harvard senior sets his record straight

Lauded for retracting a flawed study he published at age 17

At 17, Nathan Georgette published his first scientific paper, in the ­Internet Journal of Epidemiology. Published in 2007, it was a large factor in his submission to the ­Davidson Institute for Talent Development, which awarded him a $10,000 scholarship and named him a fellow.

“His research represents a new approach to understanding the dynamic effects of infectious disease spread and gradual immunization,” the Davidson Institute wrote.

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