Stanford University awards Turkish student with $500,000 scholarship

Stanford University has offered an 18-year-old Turkish student a scholarship of approximately 10 million Turkish Liras ($500,000).

Efe Zaladin, who graduated from a private high school in the Central Anatolian province of Konya last year, discovered his interest in science as a child.

High school students develop solar-powered compost machines

A group of high school students in the Central Anatolian province of Konya has developed an electrical and solar-powered compost machines.

The machines developed by high school students in Konya to raise awareness about "zero waste" and prevent environmental pollution started to be used in schools throughout the country.

Inscription shows Turkish presence in Anatolia in 10th century

An inscription belonging to an unspecified period before the 1071 Battle of Manzikert, known as the victory that led the Turks to first enter Anatolia, has been found in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, with the head of the excavation informing it's the "evidence of the Turkish presence in the 10th century."