Women today fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, yet they hold less than 25% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) jobs. And according to the National Science Foundation, African American women make up only 2% of the country's science and engineering workforce. Show More Summary
This creepy robotic baby boy, named Diego San, was built with funding from the National Science Foundation and serves cognitive A.I. and human-robot interaction research. With high definition cameras in the eyes, the robot sees people, gestures, expressions, and uses A.I. Show More Summary
A team of scientists received a National Science Foundation grant to use big data to develop a new approach they say will improve how mood disorders are classified.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a $738,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a breathalyzer-type device to detect the onset of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar episodes, in people with diabetes.
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million to Lisa Stowers, associate professor at The Scripps Research, to support research using 1,000 odor molecules.
Working closely with the US Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation has begun to piece together an archaeological and historical narrative of how the crew of the wrecked 19th century Russian-American Company sailing ship Neva survived the harsh subarctic winter.
Professors in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida were awarded a grant for over $185,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an automated quantifiable textural-based weathering classification system for limestone rock specimens, which will benefit the U.S. economy and society.
The percentage of US computer science bachelor’s degrees awarded to women has been at a near-constant decline since the early 1980s, when women earned 37% of such degrees, according to the US National Science Foundation. By the time this freshman class was born in the mid-1990s, that percentage had dropped to 28%. Show More Summary
Congratulations Don DeLillo! The indispensible author of postmodern/slipstream novels (with the occasional foray into straight-up science fiction) is receiving a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation. To celebrate, here are Noma Bar and Dutch Uncle’s DeLillo cover designs. Read more...
Maritime equipment company EnSolve Biosystems won a $500,000 Phase IIB National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to continue commercial development of its EnScrub
Arizona State University says they were awarded its second Engineering Research Center from the National Science Foundation, making it one of only two universities in the nation to lead two of the prestigious centers.NSF announced that...Show More Summary
My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Errol Arkilic, former program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps), now founder of M34 Capital Steve Weinstein, CEO of MovieLabs Venk Shukla, president TiE Silicon Valley and general partner, Monta Vista Capital Part 1 of this […]
ARLINGTON, VA—Noting that they are reproducing at an alarming and unprecedented rate, researchers from the National Science Foundation warned Friday that the planet cannot continue supporting the rapidly growing population of Gronkowskis. Show More Summary
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The National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope will join in the most powerful, comprehensive, and intensive scientific search ever for signs of intelligent life in the Universe.
My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Errol Arkilic, former program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps), now founder of M34 Capital Steve Weinstein, CEO of MovieLabs Venk Shukla, president TiE Silicon Valley and general partner, Monta Vista Capital In my interview with Errol, […]
To the editor: Henry Miller's op-ed on National Science Foundation social science funding ("Stop paying for stupid science," Opinion, June 29) misrepresents today's scientific inquiry and proposes a penny-wise, pound-foolish fix.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Investing up to 3.5 percent of a nation's gross domestic product (GDP) in science, technology and innovation can be "the game changer" for development, leading experts said on Thursday.
The National Science Foundation too often shortchanges American taxpayers by funding low-value, low-priority social science projects.
Heritage Foundation scholar Ryan T. Anderson routinely appears in the media under the guise of a serious academic opposed to same-sex marriage and LGBT equality. But despite the veneer of credibility his resume provides, Anderson routinely...Show More Summary