Latest National Science Foundation News

New mathematical model of cellular movement
New Approach Allows for Faster Ransomware Detection
Decoding leaf: scientists search for features to ID modern, fossil leaves
Jellyfish’s stinging cells hold clues to biodiversity
Changes in cholesterol production lead to tragic octopus death spiral
Sweet discovery could drive down inflammation, cancers and viruses
Novel cross phenomena theory could predict most effective materials
Mechanism ‘splits’ electron spins in magnetic material
Misperceptions can threaten scientific advancement
Astronomers discover rare ‘black widow’ binary, with shortest orbit yet
Interactive tools may help people become their own big data journalists
Experiments measure freezing point of extraterrestrial oceans to aid search for life
Lizard, snake T-cell mystery
Unchecked global emissions on track to initiate mass extinction of marine life
Decreased Genetic Diversity in Immune System Could Impact Endangered Toad Survival
Prehistoric forest grows in Brunei
Scientists find elusive gas from post-starburst galaxies hiding in plain sight
Novel study of small fish in Icelandic waters sheds new light on adaptive change
Beetle in coconut: Fossil find sheds new light on Neotropical rainforests
Precise control of atomic arrangement may mean less waste in producing plastic
Better gauge of dry river flows
Lasers trigger magnetism in atomically thin quantum materials
Researchers Uncover How Our Gaze is “Anchored” in Brain
Ice shards in Antarctic clouds let more solar energy reach Earth’s surface
Bioprinting for bone repair improved with genes
‘ University of Toronto researcher examines history of American social science
Two Sets of Sex Chromosomes Determine More Than Just Sex
Light, oxygen turn waste plastics into useful benzoic acid
UW-housed RAPID Facility receives $6M renewal grant
Carbon flow through inland and coastal waterways, implications for climate
Rational neural network advances machine-human discovery
New Technique Offers Faster Security for Non-Volatile Memory Tech
Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste
New Polymer Membrane Tech Improves Efficiency of CO2 Capture
Quantum ‘Shock Absorbers’ Allow Perovskite to Exhibit Superfluorescence at Room Temperature
Easy test can see if breeding bulls have right stuff
Team develops more efficient photocathode
Solar energy explains fast yearly retreat of Antarctica’s sea ice
Red-backed salamanders possess only limited ability to adjust to warming climate
How YouTube can fix its demonetization strategy
Carbon-coated nickel enables fuel cell free of precious metals
Mayo Clinic and Baylor study: drug-gene testing improves patient care
$1.2 million NSF grant awarded to help recruit and retain diverse math teachers
‘Self-Driving’ Lab Speeds Up Research, Synthesis of Energy Materials
Engineer aims to support quantum computing’s future with $715,000 grants
New Fulbright scholar seeks to accelerate EV for resources industry
Study shows continued face mask use offers economic benefits
New Tool Allows Unprecedented Modeling of Magnetic Nanoparticles