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Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me An Algorithm: STEM Contest Winner Pairs Data

The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck as much as math, thanks to Yunseo Choi. The 18-year-old came up with a matching theory that can be applied to people looking for a life partner.
Yunseo Choi won first place Wednesday in this year's Regeneron Science Talent Search STEM competition. Source: Society for Science

The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck, as much as math, thanks to one very accomplished teenager.

Yunseo Choi, a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, came up with a matching theory that can be applied to people

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