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Panoramic view of an ice cliff inside the Scărișoara Ice Cave, where the research was done. April 27, 2017
Ice cave in Transylvania yields window into region's past
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Rita Rossi Colwell, recipient of the Vannevar Bush Award and former NSF director. April 26, 2017
Rita Colwell, world-renowned microbiologist and science leader, to receive the Vannevar Bush Award
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From flowers' microscopic cells to thunderstorms called supercells, researchers study spring. April 19, 2017
New NSF special report released ahead of Earth Day: April Showers Bring The Science of Spring
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Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes
Updated Oct. 3, 2016

The Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prizes: The NSF Connection
Updated Oct. 6, 2016

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For each class, students and teachers wore portable electroencephalogram (EEG) headsets while participating in class lessons. April 27, 2017
Neuroscience outside the laboratory
The King Air moves into a hangar; snow clouds are in the background. April 12, 2017
Atmospheric scientists wrap up winter cloud-seeding project in southwestern Idaho
Contact network showing male tortoises (blue nodes), females (red nodes) and burrows (gray nodes). April 3, 2017
Infectious disease transmission in fish, mammals, other animals has implications for humans
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