Latest National Science Foundation News

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
NSF-funded deep ice core to be drilled at Hercules Dome, Antarctica
NSF backs project to create next-gen wireless devices
A virtual Materials Day maintains a spirit of engagement while social distancing
Tire-related chemical is largely responsible for adult coho salmon deaths in urban streams
Tomato could get genetic reboot from wild ancestor
Scientists organize to tackle crisis of coral bleaching
Smartphones help show how places affect health in real time
Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment survey begins full operations
Black Bear Gut Biome Simpler Than Expected, Scientists Say
Community conservation reserves protect fish diversity in tropical rivers
AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts
Scientists organize to tackle crisis of coral bleaching
Worm-like, soil-swimming robots to measure crop underworld
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