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New, forward-looking report outlines research path to sustainable cities

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00

In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population.

"This scale and pace of urbanization has never been seen in human history," states a new report, Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda.

The document was authored by members of the ...
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Antarctic Research

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:45

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Antarctic Research

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:45

CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service recognizes first hall of fame recipients

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:00

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program today announced its inaugural class of SFS Hall of Fame recipients, recognized for making outstanding contributions to cybersecurity.

The SFS Hall of Fame received nominations from more than 60 universities. The three members of the first class are Josiah Dykstra, Mischel Kwon and Steven Hernandez. NSF made the announcement ...
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Winter road salt, fertilizers turning North American waterways increasingly saltier

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 15:00

Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link. Also find related stories on NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program site.

Across North America, streams and rivers are becoming saltier, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and ...
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NSF makes first awards through Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued the first awards through its Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program), which is designed to enhance undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

"For decades, NSF has worked to provide members of ...
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Expeditions in Computing

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 13:17

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