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Research Confirms ExxonMobil, Koch-funded Climate Denial Echo Chamber Polluted Mainstream Media

A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science ( PNAS ) shows that the climate denial echo chamber organizations funded by ExxonMobil and Koch family foundations produced misinformation that effectively...Show More Summary

Future Tense Event: Come Watch October Sky with Dr. France Córdova in Washington, D.C.

Dr. France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation, invites you to join her to watch October Sky. The 1999 film, which helped launch Jake Gyllenhall’s career, is about how the Soviet Union’s Sputnik satellite triggered a new era of scientific innovation in America. Show More Summary

Science Denied

One of the foundations of Western civilization has been a belief in science and the ability to utilize new discoveries in practical ways to improve and extend human life. Yet currently, the citizens of many Western nations are rejecting scientific information and recommended responses as being valid, spurning behavior changes on the basis of this [...]Show More Summary

Researchers work to solve infrastructure challenges through new engineering research center

In August, four universities were included in a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center to develop advances in geotechnical engineering that will provide solutions to some of the world’s biggest infrastructure development and environmental challenges.

NSF-funded research reveals new discoveries on a bug with bifocals

While study has long been conducted on vertebrates with sight-sensory systems involving a lens, retina and nervous system, new research reported by the University of Cincinnati and supported by the National Science Foundation is theShow More Summary

NSF: Establishing a Brain Trust for Data Science

by Angela Guess A new release out of the National Science Foundation reports, “The ability to access, analyze and draw insights from massive amounts of data already drives innovation in areas ranging from medicine to manufacturing, leading to greater efficiency and a higher quality of life. Show More Summary

Dartmouth, NSF aim to turn America's rural libraries into STEM centers

Topic: Public Libraries Dartmouth College will use a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to further help small, rural libraries nationwide to improve public understanding of science. From Dartmouth, NSF aim to turn America's rural libraries into STEM centers | EurekAlert! Science News Tweet

Fox Host Invokes National Science Foundation's Treadmill Shrimp Experiment (Again) To Criticize Paid Family Leave

From the November 2 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: ANDREA TANTAROS: Everything that progressives push for sounds great in theory but there's always the question of who is going to pay for it. So while I do think it is important that...Show More Summary

$3 million NSF grant to transform STEM teaching approaches at Wayne State University

DETROIT - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3 million grant to Wayne State University for an institutional transformation project aimed at reformulating teaching approaches in STEM courses. read more

New report on energy-efficient computing

A report that resulted from a workshop jointly funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and National Science Foundation (NSF) outlines key factors limiting progress in computing--particularly related to energy consumption--and novel research that could overcome these barriers. read more

Dirty pipeline: Methane from fracking sites can flow to abandoned wells, new study shows

As debate roils over EPA regulations proposed this month limiting the release of the potent greenhouse gas methane during fracking operations, a new University of Vermont study funded by the National Science Foundation shows that abandoned oil and gas wells near fracking sites can be conduits for methane escape not currently being measured. read more

National Italian American Foundation 40th Anniversary Gala Weekend in Washington DC Hosts the Medical Conference of the Sbarro Health Research Organization

The Sbarro Health Research Organization, Inc. (SHRO), in collaboration with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Temple University's College of Science and Technology and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation, will organize...Show More Summary

Changing the Face of Technology - One Girl at a Time

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

Creepy Robot Baby

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

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

Using Big Data to Solve a Moody Issue

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.

Researchers to Develop Breathalyzer-Type Device to Detect the Onset of Hypoglycemia

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.

TSRI Scientists Win $1.5 Million Grant to Investigate Sense of Smell

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.

Archaeologists piece together how crew survived 1813 shipwreck in Alaska

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.

UNF Professors Awarded NSF Grant to Develop Surface Roughness Rock-Quality Assessment Tool

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.

OracleVoice: The 'Pluto Generation' And Future Of Diversity In Tech

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

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

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