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Creating a sense of belonging helps keep women in STEM -- but teachers might not realize that need. August 26, 2016
'Belonging' can help keep talented female students in STEM classes
Discovery
The report focuses on business R&D performance. Other sectors also contribute to total U.S. R&D. August 25, 2016
Businesses spent $341 billion on R&D performed in US in 2014
Press Release
ASU's WaterSim program screenshot August 23, 2016
Center takes water issues on the road
News From the Field
Researcher Stephen Foulger works at the Advanced Materials Research Lab in Anderson, South Carolina. August 22, 2016
NSF announces $55 million toward national research priorities
Press Release
lobster and dye flume August 18, 2016
NSF funds new integrative approaches to study the brain
Press Release
brain maps showing neural activation patterns August 12, 2016
This is your brain on sentences
News From the Field
image of tsunami damage August 10, 2016
Study: Seawalls, coastal forests in Japan help reduce tsunami damage
News From the Field
Aedes aegypti mosquito August 5, 2016
Calculating solutions to combat Zika
Discovery
Celina Gray, a student intern at Salish Kootenai College, checks an automated camera. August 2, 2016
Building communities of research at tribal colleges
Discovery
a man trading August 1, 2016
Trading changes how brain processes selling decisions
News From the Field
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
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