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Solar eclipse science along the path of totality: Eclipse on August 21 offers unique research opportunities

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:00

In a briefing today on solar eclipse science, leading U.S. scientists highlighted research projects that will take place across the country during the upcoming August 21 solar eclipse. The research will advance our knowledge of the sun's complex and mysterious magnetic field and its effects on Earth's ...
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New NSF, USDA awards focus on relationships that benefit, harm plants

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:03

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) have issued 27 research project awards, totaling more than $18 million, to support research into the relationships between plants, microbes and other organisms in their environment. These awards were made through the Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program jointly administered by the NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) and NIFA.

"The ...
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New report concludes social, behavioral and economic sciences help advance national health, prosperity and defense

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:25

At the request of the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has produced a report, "The Value of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences to National Priorities." The report concludes that social, behavioral and economic sciences (SBE) further NSF's mission to advance U.S. ...
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Scientists embark on expedition to submerged continent Zealandia

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:00

Note: Video from IODP Expedition 371 will be available post-expedition.

Surrounding New Zealand is a mass of Earth's crust about half the size of Australia, the continent Zealandia. What makes Zealandia different from other continents is that more than 90 percent of it is submerged.

Increasingly detailed seafloor maps have attracted attention to ...
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Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:37

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Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:37

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Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:37

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