NSF's Center for Selective C-H Functionalization hopes to trim the cost and environmental impact of pharmaceuticals, agrichemicals and smart materials.
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From ocean microbes to clouds and climate--it all comes down to microscopic particles at the Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment
Local climatic changes impact algae living inside the sea ice, which may drastically affect near shore arctic marine food webs
This species' ability to adapt to constant daylight may ultimately help answer questions about human sleep disorders and other health problems
New cybersecurity system senses eye shape and muscle movement to provide more secure, reliable identity recognition and more
21st century engineering applications for this ancient art form continue to unfold.
Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry focuses on making computer chip manufacturing cleaner, faster and cheaper
Underrepresented students more likely to pursue graduate school after summer undergraduate research experience
Scientists are reconstructing the climate history to gauge the potential contribution to sea level rise
This imaging technology provides unprecedented 3-D views of an intact brain's neural structure and its vast internal connections.
Center for Chemical Evolution tracking ancestors of RNA and DNA
Long Term Ecological Research site provides important clues for protecting & managing estuaries
"Exploring Computer Science" boosts female student participation in L.A. school district to double the national average
Seeing words two and three at a time improves focus, helps with comprehension
Data amounts to an electronic diary of the wild cat's reactions and activities, as well as movements
Horses and other animals inspire new designs for smarter, faster, more agile robotic legs
Concentrated solar energy converts CO2 and H2O into solar-powered fuel
New cyber-infrastructure system monitors and forecasts where wildfires are headed
"Center for Enabling New Technologies through Catalysis" lives up to its name - new catalysts yield much more from carbon sources