Chemists work up new formulas for greener plastic
The Center for Sustainable Polymers focuses on economical, bio-based sources for plastics.
Chemists from around the world form new center to reinvent how chemicals are made
Trimming the cost of pharmaceuticals, agrichemicals and smart materials
"SciGirls" TV series encourages girls to succeed in STEM
Real-world STEM adventures inspire millions of girls through the power of media
Sea Spray: Complex chemistry with big effects on climate
NSF's Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment works to reveal the role ...
Researchers crack the ice to study the Arctic marine food web
Local climatic changes impact algae living inside the sea ice, which may drastically affect near ...
The Arctic ground squirrel sheds light on circadian rhythms
This species' ability to adapt to constant daylight may ultimately help answer questions about ...
Computer scientist sees new possibilities for ocular biometrics
New cybersecurity system senses eye shape and muscle movement to provide more secure, reliable ...
NSF helps launch origami into space
With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), mechanical engineer Larry Howell ...
Sustainable chemistry center works to transform electronics manufacturing
The Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry focuses on making computer chip manufacturing ...
Immersive robotics experience inspires future engineers
Underrepresented students are more likely to pursue graduate school after summer ...
Alaska mountain glaciers retreating due to climate change
Scientists are reconstructing the climate history to gauge the potential contribution to ...
CLARITY opens window to brain circuitry, new era for neuroscience
This imaging technology provides unprecedented 3-D views of an intact brain's neural structure ...
Plum Island Estuary: Studying how marshes respond to sea-level rise
Long Term Ecological Research site provides important clues for protecting & managing estuaries
Education research team successfully launches innovative computer science curriculum
“Exploring Computer Science” boosts female student participation in L.A. school district
Smartphone beats paper for some with dyslexia
Seeing words two and three at a time improves focus, helps with comprehension
Bio-logging collar reveals unprecedented detail about California mountain lions
Data amounts to an electronic diary of the wild cat's reactions and activities, as well as movements
Next generation robotic legs for when the going gets rough
Horses and other animals inspire new designs for smarter, faster, more agile robotic legs
WIFIRE helps firefighters get a jump on wildfires
New cyber-infrastructure system monitors and forecasts where wildfires are headed
Chemists develop new process for producing cleaner, cheaper diesel fuel
The Center for Enabling New Technologies Through Catalysis lives up to its name
Strawberry fields forever -- with some help from mathematicians!
California berry growers and mathematicians team up for water conservation, and more
Even healthy corals have viruses
Researchers say role of viruses could reveal more about reef decline
No leader? Now what?
Bee hives contribute to multidisciplinary study about leaderless complex systems ...
Check out the assembly line of the future!
NSF's Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing proves good test bed for large-scale ...
Engineering Researchers Help Tucson Plan for Drier Days Ahead
New designs for water supply improve quality, use less energy
Microwaves heating up ultra-high temperature (UHT) ceramics industry
New technology could drive down the cost and time of making UHT ceramics
Nanosponge decoy fights superbug infections
A good disguise enables the nanosponge to soak up toxins from drug-resistant infections or poisons
Solar Fuels: A grand challenge of 21st century chemistry