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Higher Education as a Public and Private Good

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:22

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Smithsonian honors aircrews that flew 2016 medical-evacuation flight to NSF's South Pole station

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:30

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will award the 2017 Trophy for Current Achievement to aircrews that flew a mission last summer to evacuate patients from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica.

The mission was unprecedented, taking place at a time of year when the sun had set for the six-month winter. The combination of darkness and extreme cold made flying more hazardous than previous Antarctic rescues.

Two ...

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Antarctic Artists and Writers (AAW) Program

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:19

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Antarctic Artists and Writers (AAW) Program

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:19

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Dust contributes valuable nutrients to Sierra Nevada forest ecosystems

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 05:00

More information on the National Science Foundation's Critical Zone Observatories is available online.

Collecting dust isn't usually considered a good thing.

But dust from as close as California's Central Valley and as far away as Asia's Gobi Desert provides nutrients, especially phosphorus, to vegetation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a team of scientists has found. Their ...

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World Water Day: Fog and dew keep Africa's Namib Desert ecosystem going

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:00

The ocean is not the sole source of the fog that sustains life for numerous plants and animals living in Africa's coastal Namib Desert. The fog also comes from groundwater and other sources, report ecohydrologists supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and affiliated with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

The scientists conducted the research in one of the world's oldest and most biologically diverse deserts. Their results are published today in ...

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Division of Chemistry Newsletter, Winter 2017

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:59

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Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 18:25

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Document Number: nsf17059
Public Comment: This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) references DCL NSF 17-058.


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Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF CAREER Awardees

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 18:25

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Document Number: nsf17058
Public Comment: This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) references DCL NSF 17-059.


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Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 18:25

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Document Number: nsf17059
Public Comment: This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) references DCL NSF 17-058.


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Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF CAREER Awardees

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 18:25

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Document Number: nsf17058
Public Comment: This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) references DCL NSF 17-059.


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NSF Chief FOIA Officer Report 2017

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:02

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NSF awards 2017 Graduate Research Fellowships

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:57

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today named 2,000 individuals as this year's recipients of awards from its Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). GRFP offers fellowships to applicants selected through a national competition.

"This unique program has nurtured economic innovation and leadership in the U.S. continuously since 1952 -- by recruiting and supporting outstanding students with high potential in science, technology, engineering and mathematics very early in their ...

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