New nanotechnology to produce sustainable, clean water for developing nations
The technology would enable communities to produce their own water filters using biomass nanofibers
Insect battles provide clues to evolution
There's much to learn from animal warfare, even when the animals are barely visible
These smart threads could save lives
New biomedical textiles show potential of smart, human-centered service systems
Pig manure paves road to sustainable asphalt
Engineers are road testing their new swine bioadhesive as possible replacement for ...
Phytotron facelift facilitates cutting-edge research on plants
NC State Phytotron ready to tackle 21st century challenges of food and energy security
Babies are language sponges--even with sign language
Just like early exposure to any other language, early exposure to sign language will support ...
New multilayered materials ready for take off
Materials science team pioneers new tools, methods to boost resilience in extreme heat environments
Soldier scientists inventing lighter bullet proof vests, and more
Harvard lab where the researchers are on a mission to protect U.S. troops on the battlefield
Kilauea: Up close and personal with red hot science!
This geologist has been taking whatever Kilauea and other active volcanoes dish out for decades ...
Engineering slick solutions for sticky problems
Slick surfaces in nature are inspiring a new class of materials that could help society address ...
Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex
This research aims to systematically map the semantic system
Carbon nanotubes scaling up to surpass single-story silicon
Team behind the first carbon nanotube computer now leading efforts in new high-rise chip ...
Oil spill cleanups: Finding the right chemistry
Research team uses Deepwater Horizon samples to further refine impact of sunlight and dispersants
Sea slug brain chemistry reveals a lot about human memory, learning
This team leaves no neuron unturned, using powerful new analytical chemistry tools to gain ...
Computational behavioral science develops tools to reach children with autism
Researchers develop a range of new sensors and other tools to gauge emotional responses and ...
Fertilizing sustainable growth in the forest industry
Researchers partner with industry and government to make commercially grown forests more productive
Critical Zone Observatories help U.S. plan for the future
Scientists work with farmers to study land use impact
SupraSensor could be super tool for precision agriculture
Fundamental chemistry research leads to a new sensor that gives farmers a more accurate read on ...
These BioBots show some real muscle
These tiny living machines are being groomed for big jobs down the road.
Engineering a spinal cord repair kit
New, multifunctional fibers to help repair nerve damage or deliver treatment for mental ...
Ecologists test stability of Maine ecosystem over two decades
Unprecedented field studies of alternative stable states play out on rocky intertidal zones
Harnessing wave energy to light up coastal communities
Oscilla Power develops a wave energy converter sturdy enough for the ocean, practical enough for ...
Small Business, Big Stage: NSF-Funded Start-Ups at CES 2016
NSF provides critical funding for "bleeding edge" technologies with eye on jobs
Social interactions and the brain
Multidisciplinary team investigates brain function during social interaction, down to each neuron
Cavitation bubbles bursting with cleaning power
These bubbles may be able to rid fruits and vegetables of E. coli and salmonella without chemicals
Scientists satisfy our taste for blue mussels and Arctic surfclams
Researchers focus on win-win for consumers and Maine coast--more jobs and shellfish diversity
Pioneering effort to detect Ebola
Novel process uses a plant virus and may ultimately make Ebola testing more accurate
Big Data to individualize management of chronic diseases
Groundbreaking effort for health care to help doctors diagnose and treat chronic diseases more ...
NEON begins to monitor changing ecology of the U.S.