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Embargoed NSF news releases are available to reporters at EurekAlert.

NSF investments helped develop the technology that allows this car to operate autonomously. January 19, 2017
NSF-funded self-driving car on display at Washington Auto Show public policy forum
Press Release
Pilots from Weather Modification, Inc., prepare the cloud seeding aircraft with seeding flares. January 13, 2017
Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to test cloud seeding for snow
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President Obama named 102 scientists and engineers, including 19 nominated by the National Science Foundation, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). January 11, 2017
White House honors 19 NSF-supported early-career researchers
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Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes
Updated Oct. 3, 2016

The Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prizes: The NSF Connection
Updated Oct. 6, 2016

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Latest Discoveries

Each evening, thousands of bats rush out of caves in the Caribbean, here seen in Puerto Rico. January 9, 2017
Caribbean bat species need 8 million years to recover from recent extinction waves
Kelsey Johnson December 21, 2016
After the lecture: Astronomer Kelsey Johnson
New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts is contaminated with PCBs from decades of industrial pollution. December 12, 2016
Against the tide: Fish quickly adapt to lethal levels of pollution
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