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Scenery along U.S. Route 2 in rural Montana.
Whether they're fluffy, bright or ominous, clouds are key to regulating Earth's energy and water cycles. Two sets of U.S. National Science Foundation...
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A visualization of cold carbon monoxide gas in the Sculptor Galaxy captured by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
In May 2024, experts from the U.S. National Science Foundation National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NSF NRAO) and the medical imaging field presented...
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A microscopic image of a blood clot containing synthetic platelet-like-particles. Fibrin is shown in green and the synthetic platelets are pink.
A research team has developed synthetic platelets that can stop bleeding and enhance healing at the site of an injury. They demonstrated that the...
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Dr. Panch attended the 12th Global Research Council (GRC) Annual Meeting, which was held in Interlaken, Switzerland, from 27 to 31 May 2024. Dr. Panch was invited to give remarks and participate in discussions on sustainable research
NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan traveled to Interlaken, Switzerland, to join international partners for the Global Research Council's (GRC)...
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The U.S. National Science Foundation has announced a new risk mitigation process, the Trusted Research Using Safeguards and Transparency (TRUST)...
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A collage of images of parts of the pinyon pine (pinus edulis). From top to bottom and left to right, the images show needles, cones, bark and a whole tree.
New data on over 1,500 trees across nearly 1,000 sites shows that an existing theory of how individuals within a species will respond to a changing...
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Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation and the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) joined partner funding agencies from Brazil, Canada...
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The team identified trilobites, shown here as prepared fossils, which evolved quickly and are, therefore, useful for dating sedimentary deposits
As life on Earth rapidly expanded a little over 500 million years ago during the "Cambrian explosion," Earth had tectonic plates slowly crashing into...
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rendering of hydrogen molecules
The U.S. National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, through its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), have initiated...
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