Latest National Science Foundation News

AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts
Making sense of a universe of corn genetics
Understanding frustration could lead to better drugs
NSF to decommission Cornell-designed Arecibo telescope
For Neural Research, Wireless Chip Shines Light on Brain
Former piece of Pacific Ocean floor imaged deep beneath China
Baricitinib treatment linked to reduced mortality in COVID-19 patients
Putting reality in virtual additive manufacturing education
Stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch
APLU recognizes Iowa State for innovation
Capitol Hill closed, but Cornell’s engagement efforts continue
Genes that shift butterfly wing colors identified
Implantable sensor could measure bodily functions — and then safely biodegrade
University center advances energy, environmental knowledge via virtual reality
Bronze Age travel routes revealed using pioneering research method
Industrial-strength brine, meet your kryptonite
Polymer derived from material in shrimp’s shells could deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites
Watt Webb, biological imaging techniques pioneer, dies
Flying through wildfire smoke plumes could improve smoke forecasts
No social distancing in Cretaceous: New study finds earliest evidence for mammal social behavior
Next-generation astronomical survey makes its first observations
Models show how COVID-19 cuts a neighborhood path
UW awarded $23.5M to build floating robots as part of NSF project to monitor world’s oceans
Buzz kill: Spiders ‘hear’ airborne prey via their legs
Engineering startups harness Cornell’s entrepreneurial energy
University’s incubators guide, advise startup teams
Greenhouse effect of clouds instrumental in origin of tropical storms
Cold vibrations: Researchers to study movement of thawing Arctic permafrost
Modeling safer, more effective cardio implant devices
SPOTlight supercharges cell studies
Simple actions can help people survive landslides, UW analysis shows
Researchers use NSF Convergence Accelerator to shorten drug discovery timeline
Researchers Eye a System That Uses Marine Microplastics to Get Rid of Marine Microplastics
Grafting with epigenetically-modified rootstock yields surprise
At our cores, we’re all strengthened by ‘dumbbells’
Gel instrumental in 3D bioprinting biological tissues
Researchers deconstruct ‘biological clock’ that regulates birdsong
NSF renews Rice-based NEWT Center for water treatment
Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible
University of Canterbury renews hosting rights for Antarctic Headquarters
Iowa State engineer aids $9 million project to manufacture bio-based electronics
Machine Learning Predicts How Long Museum Visitors Will Engage With Exhibits
Literal rise of internet enables new climate science
Software Spots and Fixes Hang Bugs in Seconds, Rather Than Weeks
Engineers print wearable sensors directly on skin without heat
Ice melt projections may underestimate Antarctic contribution to sea level rise
Engineers print wearable sensors directly on skin without heat
CCMR JumpStart program funding three NYS companies