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People & Society

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:09

Out of fascination and need, people have always studied people. When curiosity is backed by scientific methods, we get fascinating insights into human behavior, origins, societies and economies.
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:08

Physics is the science of matter, energy, space and time. It looks both inward and outward, from the smallest subatomic particle to the vastness of the universe--and yet it is also intensely practical.
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:58

Learning how people learn, while also supporting the very best ideas and students in U.S. science, engineering and mathematics are essential goals in today's changing world.
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:51

A bat, a mushroom, a blade of grass--they're easy to identify as "life." But what about a cold virus or mold? Biologists are life's detectives, discovering what “alive” really means.
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Statement on NSF's commitment to secure, open international research collaboration

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 16:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) contributes to our nation's economic strength and national security through basic research. The Foundation is committed to sustaining the United States' position as a global innovation leader. The values that have driven NSF and its global research partners for decades are openness, transparency, and reciprocal collaboration; these are essential for advancing the frontiers of knowledge.

Our science and engineering enterprise, however, is put at ...
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White House honors 80 NSF-supported early-career researchers

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:14

President Donald J. Trump has announced the 314 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, PECASE, 80 of whom the National Science Foundation nominated.

PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.

"NSF is pleased to recognize these recipients who, ...
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Critical Aspects of Sustainability

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:30

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Document Number: PD 19-9102

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NSF joins federal partners in announcing update to national AI research and development strategic plan

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 12:04

The National Science Foundation (NSF) joins other federal agency partners in announcing the release of the 2019 Update to the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research and Development (R&D) Strategic Plan.

Development of the strategic plan was led by the Select Committee on AI of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), co-chaired by NSF, DARPA and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and engaged leading AI researchers and research ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs (CHE-DRP) NSF 19-577

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 18:20

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Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) is related to Program Solicitation NSF 19-577, Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (AGS-PRF).

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