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NSF awards $2.8 million grant to develop advanced ocean and atmosphere simulator

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 06:00

Can Earth's complex ocean-atmosphere system be mimicked in a laboratory? The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2.8 million to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) in La Jolla, California, to construct just such a replica.

The new Scripps Ocean Atmosphere Research Simulator (SOARS) will accurately duplicate ocean conditions, capturing the interactions of wind, waves, microbial marine life and chemistry in a laboratory setting.

With SOARS, scientists will ...
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Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2018

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:23

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Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2018

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:23

NSF, NIH and USDA make new awards to combat infectious diseases

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:00

Preventing outbreaks and controlling the spread of infectious diseases requires knowledge about how pathogens move through populations, and the factors that can keep them contained. To that end, the National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), provided over $15 million through the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) program to fund eight new projects looking at how ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 18-507 (Replaces NSF 16-503), National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:21

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Document Number: nsf18019
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) refer to program solicitation NSF 18-507.


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Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:05

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Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:05

NSF selects Anne Kinney to head Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:47

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Dr. Anne Kinney to serve as head of the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), which supports fundamental research in astronomy, chemistry, physics, materials science and mathematics

Kinney has more than 30 years of leadership and management experience in the astronomical community. Since 2015, she has been serving as chief scientist at the W. M. Keck Observatory, which hosts the world's largest optical and ...
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NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:40

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Document Number: nsf18019
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) refer to program solicitation NSF 18-507.


This is an NSF Program Announcements and Information item.

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:40

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Document Number: nsf18507
Public Comment: Please refer to NSF 18-019 for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to this program solicitation.


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NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:40

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Document Number: nsf18019
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) refer to program solicitation NSF 18-507.


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NSF investments aim to address growing cybersecurity challenge

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:59

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $74.5 million in funding for foundational research and education that aims to address the growing cybersecurity challenge. This investment, through the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, is critical to achieving a safe, secure, resilient and trustworthy cyberspace, including associated critical infrastructure such as the energy grid and transportation systems.

"The Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program is ...
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Batlab studies echolocation to learn how animals "see" with sound

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:00

Bat echolocation reveals more on how mammals use sensory information to thrive
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