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As he cradles his young puppy in his arms, Laurent Simons looks much like any other 9-year-old boy. Then he starts describing his work at a university in the Netherlands, developing a computer circuit that will replicate a part of the brain. With an IQ of 145, the Belgian boy wonder is on track to become the world's youngest university graduate when he completes a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Eindhoven's University of Technology next month. After completing high school in roughly a year, Laurent -- born in Belgium but now living in the Netherlands -- started university and is set to finish the three-year bachelor's program in just nine months.
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