NSF announces nearly $50 million partnership with Ericsson, IBM, Intel, and Samsung to support the future of semiconductor design and manufacturing
The U.S. National Science Foundation today announced a cross-sector partnership with Ericsson, IBM, Intel, and Samsung to support the design of the next generation of semiconductors as part of its Future of Semiconductors (FuSe) initiative. “Future… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 26, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy announce expanded collaboration
Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy signed a memorandum of understanding that will continue a longstanding collaboration on scientific and engineering research and enable increased partnerships to address the … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 25, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Bering Land Bridge formed surprisingly late during last ice age
A new study shows that the Bering Land Bridge, the strip of land that once connected Asia to Alaska, emerged far later during the last ice age than previously thought. The unexpected findings shorten the window of time that humans could have first … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 25, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Designing with DNA
Look at the tiny nanoscale structures emerging from research labs at Duke University and Arizona State University, and it ’s easy to imagine you’re browsing a catalog of the world’s smallest pottery. A new paper reveals some of these creations: itty… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 25, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

NSF-led National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force Releases Final Report
Today, the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force released its final report, a roadmap for standing up a national research infrastructure that would democratize access to the resources essential to artificial … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 24, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Glassfrogs hide red blood cells in their livers to become transparent
Glassfrogs make themselves transparent while they rest by taking red blood cells from circulation and concealing them in their livers. Now, a U.S. National Science Foundation-supported team of biologists and biomedical engineers has shown how these … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 24, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Breaking up is hard to do: Separation of Fiji and Vanuatu tied to Samoan seamounts
The islands of Fiji and Vanuatu rise from the tropical waters of the South Pacific in one of the most tectonically active and geologically complex regions of the world. A U.S. National Science Foundation-supported study of volcanism in this area … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 24, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Bird diversity increased in severely burned forests of the southern Appalachians
A new U.S. National Science Foundation-supported study has found that bird diversity increased in North Carolina mountain forests severely burned by wildfire, reinforcing that while wildfire can pose risks to safety and property, it can be beneficial … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 23, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Wearable sensor can help unlock the potential of exosuits in real-world environments
Wearing an exosuit could help people recover from an injury or give extra help for carrying heavy loads. But, according to University of Wisconsin –Madison and Harvard University researchers, not everyone who dons a wearable robot today can… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 23, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

This week with NSF Director Panchanathan
Researchers, faculty and students who work side by side at higher education institutions can drive science and engineering to new heights of success. Today, on January 20, NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan made his way to Kansas at the invitation … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 20, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Researchers cook up a new way to remove microplastics from water
Researchers at Princeton University have found a way to turn a common breakfast food into a new material that can cheaply remove salt and microplastics from seawater. The researchers used egg whites to create an aerogel, a lightweight and porous … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 18, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

New study of comets provides insight into chemical composition of early solar system
A new study by University of Central Florida researchers has found strong evidence that the outgassing of molecules from comets could trace the chemical composition of the early solar system. Outgassing occurs when comets, which are small bodies of … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 18, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

NSF, AACC call all community college student innovators
Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation, in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges, has launched its platform to advance student innovation and impact in STEM through the Community College Innovation Challenge. The … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 17, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Florida scrub mints radiated as peninsula sank and resurfaced during ice ages
During the ice ages of the Pleistocene, the Florida Peninsula regularly grew to twice its current size as glaciers expanded near the planet ' s poles, only to be reduced to a series of islands as melting ice returned to the sea during warm periods. All … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 17, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Autonomous crawling soft'ringbots' can navigate narrow gaps
Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a ring-shaped soft robot capable of crawling across surfaces when exposed to elevated temperatures or infrared light. The researchers have demonstrated that the " ringbots " are capable of … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - January 17, 2023 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news