Latest National Science Foundation News

New Synthesis Process Paves Way for More Efficient Lasers, LEDs
Ludwig Lausanne study shows how tumors turn immune cells into enablers of their growth
Machine learning predicts antibiotic resistance spread
New gene could help improve tomato flavor and shelf-life
Getting head start on materials research career
New game can help users identify, avoid online echo chambers
Monitoring glucose levels, no needles required
New twist on 2D materials may lead to improved electronic, optical devices
Schmidt: Exploring Earth’s oceans to reach Europa
Survey highlights pandemic’s effects on mental and physical health in rural Iowa
Chemists Discover Faster-Acting Forms of Insecticide Imidacloprid
Primates’ ancestors may have left trees to survive asteroid
Taking steps toward more effective fitness trackers, more physical activity
How do humans understand speech?
Understanding how humans understand speech
Researchers and citizen scientists complete world’s first Weddell seal count
Combustion creates braille display for electronics
Spectrum reveals extreme exoplanet is even more exotic
Genes Are Individualists, Not Collectivists, During Early Fruit Fly Development
Statewide cybersecurity coalition receives $2 million NSA grant
Coral microbiome is key to surviving climate change, new study finds
Massive new animal species discovered in half-billion-year-old Burgess Shale
New NSF-funded institute to harness AI for accelerated discoveries in physics, astronomy and neuroscience
Penn State to play key role in Mid-Atlantic NSF I-Corps Hub
Late Pleistocene humans may have hatched and raised cassowary chicks
Mitigating carbon may have unintended consequences
Machine Learning Uncovers “Genes of Importance” in Agriculture and Medicine
$2 million grant awarded for climate-adaptive infrastructure design
$2 million grant awarded for climate-focused infrastructure design
Getting racial equity research into hands of policymakers
Gamma-rays and neutrinos from mellow supermassive black holes
Increasing linguistic diversity to advance human-technology interaction
Micro-robots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound
Early, massive galaxies running on empty
UW and UC San Diego researchers honored for their work discovering that someone could hack car
Coral recovery during a prolonged heatwave offers new hope
AI-powered microscope could check cancer margins in minutes
NYS can achieve 2050 carbon goals with Earth’s help
Quantum insulators create multilane highways for electrons
New Research Points to Effective Ways to Influence Engagement and Increase Support for Addressing Economic Inequality
Applying Compost to Landfills Could Have Environmental Benefits
Newly discovered toxin-antitoxin system abundant in one-cell organisms
Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour
Bad news for fake news: Rice research helps combat social media misinformation
Researchers to redesign microprocessors to increase computing power
Warm oceans helped first human migration from Asia to North America
Religious discrimination particularly high for Jews and Muslims, study shows
Understanding COVID-19 infection and possible mutations