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Someone taps your shoulder. The touch receptors in your skin send a message to your brain, which processes the information and directs you to look...
September 29, 2022
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The Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica — about the size of Florida — has been an elephant in the room for scientists trying to make global sea-level...
September 29, 2022
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The U.S. National Science Foundation's Convergence Accelerator released its comprehensive 2022 Portfolio Guide, showcasing novel, use-inspired...
September 28, 2022
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A gooey slice of pizza. A pile of crispy French fries. Ice cream dripping down a cone on a hot summer day. When people look at any of these foods, a...
September 28, 2022
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In 1883, there was a volcanic eruption so large it killed tens of thousands of people. It expelled so much ash that, for a time, it changed the colors...
September 28, 2022
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Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced U.S. National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan as a co-vice chair of the...
September 27, 2022
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The larval health of an Antarctic cold-water coral species may be resistant to warming water temperatures, a University of Maine study finds, bringing...
September 27, 2022
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As public health officials around the world contend with the latest variant in the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. National Science Foundation-supported...
September 27, 2022
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Headlines on COVID-19 and monkeypox underscore the importance of understanding infectious diseases and how they're transmitted. Scientists are...
September 26, 2022
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