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How the human presence at the South Pole has evolved over the past century

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NSF gave Duolingo its wings!

December 22, 2022
In the U.S., more people are learning to read, write and speak in a new language using the app Duolingo.
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NSF director's portrait unveiling

December 12, 2022
Every picture tells a story. Each portrait in the gallery of directors at the U.S. National Science Foundation headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, is a chapter in the U.S.
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A helping of science for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2022
However you celebrate Thanksgiving we hope that your table includes our favorite topic of conversation, NSF science. Science is on our plates, at our tables, and all around us on holidays.
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Experiments in space will deliver benefits on Earth

November 4, 2022
Science experiments that could advance treatments for heart disease and osteoporosis, develop early warning systems for dangerous mudflows, and lead to more efficient power plants and improved food…