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Date: 2015-08-17

Newark Collegiate Academy Students Work with College Professors to Minimize Jellyfish Population

These young scientists are trying to minimize the jellyfish population in the Barnegat Bay.

“I just think they are a nuisance,” said Abigail Cohen.

The high schools students who are part of the Weston Science Scholars Program are working with Montclair State University’s Dr. Paul Bologna to infuse standard paint with cayenne pepper, then they apply it to pieces of plastic and wood.

Watch the story on NJTV's page here.