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Generic News Image October 23, 2016
U.S. Antarctic Program Investigator Perishes in Snowmobile Accident
Press Release
The Thwaites Ice Shelf edge as seen from a NASA Operation IceBridge aircraft in 2012. October 20, 2016
NSF, U.K. jointly support research into fate of massive Antarctic glacier
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Research vessel Tioga waits for divers; they're under the Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory. October 20, 2016
Researchers track effects of changing ocean temperature on phytoplankton
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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

Researchers Jim Ciarrocca, Ben Edwards and Ellie Was study lava under Iceland's Gigjökull glacier. October 11, 2016
Q&A: What happens when a volcano beneath a glacier erupts?
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF assistant director for Education and Human Resources, addresses awardees. October 5, 2016
Honoring top math and science teachers
Sunset over a salt marsh at Plum Island, Massachusetts, as autumn arrives. September 26, 2016
Changing salt marsh conditions send resident microbes into dormancy
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