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Exposing the realities of eviction

(National Science Foundation) Social scientist Matthew Desmond discusses his NSF-funded work.

Google Cloud supports $3M in grant credits for the NSF BIGDATA program

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) serves more than one billion end-users, and we continue to seek ways to give researchers access to these powerful tools. Through the National Science Foundation’s BIGDATA grants program, we're offering researchers...Show More Summary

A low-cost mechanical device for minimally invasive surgery

(National Science Foundation) Surgeons can now use a new type of mechanical instrument to perform complex, minimally invasive procedures, also known as laparoscopic surgery, thanks to researchers and small business entrepreneurs funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The technology could lead to less trauma for patients and shorter recovery times after surgery.

Video: Terraformer wind tunnel takes hazards engineering research to a new level

Wind engineer and 13th generation Floridian Forrest Masters knows how to ride out a hurricane. In fact, hurricanes have become his life's work. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Masters and a team at the University...Show More Summary

RIT selected to receive National Science Foundation I-Corps grant

(Rochester Institute of Technology) Rochester Institute of Technology is among eight National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps?) sites across the country selected to each receive $30,000 grants to increase participation and promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network.

Is your big data messy? We're making an app for that

(University at Buffalo) Vizier, software under development by a University at Buffalo-led research team, aims to proactively catch big data errors. The project, backed by a $2.7 million National Science Foundation grant, launched in January. Show More Summary

US icebreaker to visit New Zealand

(National Science Foundation) New Zealand has granted the United States permission for a US Coast Guard icebreaker, the USCGC Polar Star, to visit the port of Lyttelton later this month.

Kennesaw State University Scientists Conducting Cutting-Edge Research

Two Kennesaw State University scientists have received a total of $737,364 in National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health grants for developmental biology research into autism and birth defects.

A better way to swallow

(University of Pittsburgh) To develop an improved screening method for dysphagia using high-resolution vibration and sound recordings, the National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $549,139 CAREER Award to Ervin Sejdic at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering.

UH chemist honored for research, STEM education

(University of Houston) UH chemist Ding-Shyue (Jerry) Yang has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation in recognition of his work involving the movement of energy and charge across the interface of different materials.

NYU's Panozzo wins NSF CAREER award

(New York University) New York University Professor Daniele Panozzo has won a 2017 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation.

Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering report released

(National Science Foundation) The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) today announced the release of the 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (WMPD) report, the federal...Show More Summary

UD's Anderson Janotti receives NSF Career Award to model defects in complex materials

(University of Delaware) The University of Delaware's Anderson Janotti has won a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to develop computational models of defects in materials that are used for energy, electronics, and optoelectronics applications.

By age 6, gender stereotypes can affect girls' choices

(National Science Foundation) A new study in the journal Science finds that the societal stereotype that associates intellectual talent more closely with men than women affects the choices made by girls as young as 6 years old. The study is based on research supported by the National Science Foundation.

Future of Legendary Arecibo Observatory Dims --Threatened By China's Next-Generation FAST Radio Telescope (VIDEO)

The future of one of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes is in question after the U.S. National Science Foundation announced Wednesday it was accepting proposals from those interested in assuming operations. The observatory,...        

Future of giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico in limbo

The future of one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes is in question after the U.S. National Science Foundation announced Wednesday it was accepting proposals from those interested in assuming operations at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

MSU 'rethinks hydropower' with $2.6M National Science Foundation grant

(Michigan State University) An interdisciplinary team of Michigan State University scientists will use a $2.6 million National Science Foundation grant to investigate new ways of producing hydropower, increasing food production and lessening the environmental damage caused by dams.

IT network upgrades support LSUHealthNO research enterprise

(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The Department of Information Technology at LSU Health New Orleans successfully competed for its first National Science Foundation grant. The $499,640 grant will support a completeShow More Summary

Polar Star Arrives at McMurdo Station, Antarctica

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Tuesday after cutting a resupply channel through more than 60 miles of Antarctic ice in the Ross Sea. By carving a navigable path through seasonal and multi-year ice…

Microsoft is providing $3 million in cloud credits to the NSF-supported Big Data program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the participation of cloud providers, including Microsoft, in its flagship research program on big data (BIGDATA). Microsoft will provide cloud credits/resources to qualifying NSF-funded projects, enabling researchers to obtain access to state-of-the-art cloud resources. Show More Summary

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