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Rice University's Argos Network July 15, 2016
NSF leads federal effort to boost advanced wireless research
Press Release
Wireless research testbed at Rutgers University July 13, 2016
Learn about the future of wireless and the role of federal research investments
Media Advisory
privacy July 7, 2016
Statement from France Córdova in support of the National Privacy Research Strategy
Press Statement
Po-Shen Loh and student July 7, 2016
Passion makes perfect
Discovery
Logo image July 6, 2016
Submit your entry for 15th anniversary Vizzies scientific visualization challenge
Press Release
a person wearing a smart watch July 6, 2016
Did your smart watch & fitness tracker just give away your PIN?
News From the Field
Self-driving cars, such as this model, offer society both potential benefits and ethical questions. July 1, 2016
Researcher ethicist Q&A: 5 considerations for a transforming society
Discovery
Data indicate an individual's odds of being a gunshot victim increase with exposure to gun violence. June 30, 2016
Analyzing how gun violence affects high-risk populations
Discovery
virtual reality June 22, 2016
Majoring in making
Press Release
Generic News Image June 21, 2016
Generation Robot
Discovery
University of Nebraska–Lincoln professors Edgar Cahoon and James Alfano study root systems. June 17, 2016
NSF announces 2016 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 awards
Press Release
Robin Simon June 17, 2016
Social Policies, Parenthood, and Happiness in 22 Countries
News From the Field
An NSF-funded research team uses industrial waste to lessen the acidity of soil at polluted sites. June 16, 2016
Community college students bring natural resource creativity to Capitol Hill
Media Advisory
silhouette of women June 15, 2016
Study offers explanation for why women leave engineering
News From the Field
Audrey Duarte June 15, 2016
Senior moments explained: Older adults have weaker clutter control
News From the Field
Electrode array for cochlear implant June 13, 2016
This is why 'Innovation Matters'
Media Advisory
a man holding and talking to a baby June 13, 2016
Babies are language sponges -- even with sign language
Science Nation
a man reading in the park June 9, 2016
In the brain, one area sees familiar words as pictures, another sounds out words
News From the Field
people and society graphic June 7, 2016
Dartmouth-led study finds removal of dams in New England can help reconnect river networks
News From the Field
Photo of Matei Ciocarlie standing next to a robot June 6, 2016
Want to learn about robots of all shapes and sizes? You've come to the right place.
Press Release
Human hand shakes with robot hand June 6, 2016
A Foundation for Robotics: Designing cooperative, intelligent systems of the future
Special Report
Photo of a man handing ethernet cables to 2 robotic arms. June 3, 2016
Marking five years of the National Robotics Initiative in Washington, D.C. on June 9
Media Advisory
2016 STEM Video Showcase May 31, 2016
Video showcase brings 150-plus NSF projects to light
Discovery
photo of Dr. France A. Córdova May 24, 2016
In support of the Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan
Press Statement
Photo of Jim Kurose and family at graduation May 23, 2016
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the power of global citizenship
Discovery
medal May 20, 2016
President Obama honors nation's leading scientists and innovators
Press Release
Generic News Image May 19, 2016
Federal science and engineering funding for academic institutions sees first increase in five years
Press Release
Michele Buzon is excavating pyramid tombs May 18, 2016
Burial sites show how Nubians, Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago
News From the Field
illustration showing a bubble filled with faces of people May 11, 2016
Crowd-augmented cognition
Press Release
First NSF headquarters building May 10, 2016
On its 66th birthday, National Science Foundation living up to envisioned legacy
Press Release
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