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Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 22:10

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Statement: July 20 NSF headquarters evacuation

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:18

On July 20, a suspicious package incident resulted in the evacuation of National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. At 10:37 a.m., federal and local emergency responders cleared the incident and NSF headquarters resumed business as normal.

NSF extends its thanks to the Alexandria Police Department, the Alexandria Fire Department and the Federal Protective Service for their quick and efficient response, and for ensuring the safety of the agency’s ...
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Scientists use satellites to measure vital underground water resources

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:00

The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide.

In recent decades, however, the over-pumping of groundwater, combined with drought, has caused some aquifers to permanently lose their essential storage capacity.

With the hope of providing better tools to water resource managers to keep aquifers healthy, scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and affiliated with Arizona State ...
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Scientists fly above wildfires this summer to clarify chemistry of smoke

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00

On August 11, 2018, the WE-CAN team will host a research aircraft media event at the Boise Airport, featuring two aircraft: the NSF/NCAR C-130 and the University of Wyoming King Air.

This summer, a four-engine cargo plane laden with scientists and sophisticated equipment will make flights straight into hazy smoke from Western wildfires.

The flights will be the largest, most ...
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Advanced Technological Education (ATE)

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:08

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New NSF awards support the creation of bio-based semiconductors

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:55

To address a worldwide need for data storage that far outstrips today's capabilities, federal agencies and a technology research consortium are investing $12 million in new research through the Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) program. The goal is to create storage systems that integrate synthetic biology with semiconductor technology.

SemiSynBio, a partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the ...
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NSF-supported researchers to present new results on hurricanes and other extreme events

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 06:00

In the past year, extreme events -- including hurricanes, droughts and wildfires -- have plagued the U.S., affecting natural habitats and human communities.

The theme of the 2018 Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting reflects the importance of these natural disasters. Conference participants will present the latest research findings on "extreme events, resilience and human well-being."

The meeting takes place ...
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