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Processing human urine to recycle nutrients into fertilizer

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:00

Engineering a system that transforms human urine from a waste product into a fertilizer for more sustainable agriculture
Full story at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/urinerecycling.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51


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EarthCube Office

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:20

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EarthCube Office

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:20

Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:19

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Construction begins on research ship funded by NSF, operated by Oregon State University

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 19:30

Construction began today in Houma, Louisiana, on the R/V Taani, a new research ship that will advance the scientific understanding of coastal environments by supporting studies of ocean acidification, hypoxia, sea level rise and other topics.

Operated by Oregon State University (OSU), Taani (pronounced "tahnee"), a word that means "offshore" in the language of the Siletz people of the Pacific Northwest, will be the first in a series of Regional Class Research ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 19-511, Navigating the New Arctic FY 2019 Solicitation

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:27

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Document Number: nsf19017
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are related to Program Solicitation NSF 19-511, Navigating the New Arctic (NNA).


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 19-511, Navigating the New Arctic FY 2019 Solicitation

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:27

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Document Number: nsf19017
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are related to Program Solicitation NSF 19-511, Navigating the New Arctic (NNA).


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NSF, Popular Science announce this year’s Vizzies winners

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:01

Today, Popular Science magazine and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announce the winners of the 16th Annual Vizzies Challenge, celebrating the use of visual media to artfully and clearly communicate scientific data, principles, and research.

The competition recognizes the best visualizations of all types, including photographs, illustrations, posters and graphics, interactives, videos, GIFs and other submissions produced by artists, hobbyists or academic ...
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Deficits in executive functions predict longer term difficulties in STEM

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 01:43

Kindergarten children who exhibit poor executive functions are at elevated risk for repeated academic difficulties across elementary school, including in mathematics and science, according to a new longitudinal study of 11,000 students attending U.S. elementary schools.

Executive functions are a set of cognitive processes that manage and regulate our goal-directed behavior. They are like the mind's "air traffic control system," helping people plan, shift their attention and organize ...
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Law & Social Sciences (LSS)

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 18:40

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Law & Social Sciences (LSS)

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 18:40

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