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NSF's public investment in science, engineering, education and technology helps to create knowledge and sustain prosperity. Read here about the Internet, microbursts, Web browsers, extrasolar planets, and more... a panoply of discoveries and innovations that began with NSF support.

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student in front of a microscope Trouble in the air?
The smell of licorice and lessons learned from the West Virginia chemical spill
Released  October 20, 2015
Researchers study plants in a greenhouse. Building the framework for the future of biofuels
Do plant-based fuels offer a realistic reprieve from a fossil-powered future? An ASU engineer examines the full cycle
Released  September 24, 2014
bacteria infected by a virus Harnessing the power of viruses to improve wastewater treatment
Researcher developing a system to isolate and replicate a natural phenomenon that removes pollutants and other contaminants
Released  September 11, 2014
Photo of a water coming out of a water fountain. Much of U.S. Water Safe, But Problems Remain
Looking more carefully at the water we drink
Released  March 10, 2010

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