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After the Lecture: Anna Balazs
Materials scientist Anna Balazs on her journey from Hungary, inspiration from her parents and the future of biosensing
Released  July 2, 2015
multiple banknotes of U.S. and foreign currency Foreseeing US economic trends
Tim Kehoe's computer models gather international market data, predict impact of policy changes
Released  July 2, 2015
Illustration of Laser micro-transfer printing Letting go with lasers
Focused energy of lasers breaks microscopic adhesion
Released  July 1, 2015
visualization showing solar plasma Interacting with Earth's magnetic field Computational science and data visualization take the spotlight in new documentary
'Solar Superstorms' dome show highlights cutting edge research
Released  June 30, 2015
image of hand holding a pipette and petri dish in a lab Federal funding for science and engineering at universities down 6 percent
Latest figures show obligations down for R&D and facilities that support science and engineering
Released  June 30, 2015
Scientist in lake collecting sediment samples in Maine Methane-eating microorganisms help regulate emissions from wetlands
Without this process, methane emissions from freshwater wetlands could be 30 to 50 percent higher
Released  June 30, 2015
computerscreen showing an image from The Mars Rover video game Collaboratively exploring virtual worlds
Researchers from the Pentagon, Lockheed Martin and StandardsWork create platform for learning math and programming skills
Released  June 29, 2015
Two images of a woman wearing Was the dress gold and white or blue and black?
Recent Internet discussion connects to the research of Laurence Maloney, whose study of visual color perception could help in understanding the progression of degenerative eye disorders
Released  June 26, 2015
Kid on a stationary bike in the Hank Virtual Environments Lab Beyond looking both ways
SBE-funded researchers ask a fundamental safety question: What are kids thinking when crossing the street?
Released  June 26, 2015
Generic Discovery Image Diverse innovators take center stage
Storify by NSF about the first-ever National Maker Faire and 2015 Week of Making
Released  June 25, 2015
UK National Physical Laboratory cesium fountain clock Precious time
The challenge of building a better atomic clock and why it matters
Released  June 24, 2015
illustration showing hands at a computer Rethinking computerized clinical alerts
Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis redesign drug interaction warnings to avoid 'alert fatigue'
Released  June 24, 2015
a clock, laser beems and frequency combs Combing frequencies
NSF-funded center provides spectrum of new research, technology
Released  June 23, 2015
Cross section view of a whispering gallery mode Like cotton candy? You'll love electrospinning
Forget that old glucose test. In the future, suits of light and virus-filled fibers could detect trace amounts of biological molecules
Released  June 22, 2015
team of scientists collecting hives Protecting the honey-bearers
Ancestors of American honey bees shed light on pollinator health
Released  June 19, 2015
mouse brain imaged using photoacoustic microscopy. Seeing more deeply with laser light
Photoacoustic approach shows potential to expand bioimaging's scope
Released  June 19, 2015
graphic representation shows how three active sources cloak an incoming circular wave Hidden from view
Mathematicians formulate equations, bend light and figure out how to hide things
Released  June 19, 2015
ytterbium atoms On the road to ubiquity
NSF support of laser research
Released  June 18, 2015
Wasp Tiny brains, but shared smarts
Unlike humans and other vertebrates, the brains of wasps shrink when they're socialized--but they might 'share' brainpower
Released  June 17, 2015
drawing shwoing dinosaurs, fire and dry land Big dinosaurs steered clear of the tropics
Climate swings lasting millions of years too much for dinos
Released  June 15, 2015
Christopher Collins Documenting endangered languages
The N|uu language, spoken by a few elderly people in South Africa, has features that help build a greater understanding of human language
Released  June 15, 2015
Concept sketches of a toy helicopter in skWiki Tools for real-time visual collaboration
Indiana and Purdue University professors design cyberlearning system to make sharing ideas easier
Released  June 10, 2015
hand hold a robotic hand Veterans will be first to try cyber physical therapy
High-speed research networks help scientists develop and deploy future health technologies
Released  June 9, 2015
Coral reefs defy ocean acidification odds in Palau
Palau reefs show few of the predicted responses
Released  June 5, 2015
animated gif showing the wavelike gait of the millipede Motyxia sequoiae Night lights: The wonders of bioluminescent millipedes
A Virginia Tech researcher discusses bioluminescent millipedes and other glowing creatures
Released  June 5, 2015
Lawrence Principe Research on chemistry's history guides coursework for today's undergrads
Lawrence Principe examines roots of study of chemistry
Released  June 5, 2015
An Atlantic rock crab Warmer, lower-oxygen oceans will shift marine habitats
Changes will result in marine animals moving away from equator
Released  June 4, 2015
illustration showing a robotic hand at computer Balancing life, health and research
Graduate student perseveres to increase access for persons with severe disabilities
Released  June 2, 2015
Police on the street in Boston Marathon bombing aftermath Responding to terror (again): A study of the Boston Marathon bombing
Media exposure to prior tragedies may sensitize people to new disasters
Released  May 21, 2015
lightining in a night time sky Scientists tackle mystery of thunderstorms that strike at night
Researchers will spend six weeks this summer probing nighttime thunderstorms on the Great Plains
Released  May 20, 2015
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