The Discovery Files

An upbeat, entertaining look at the latest advances in NSF-funded science and engineering.

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NSF-funded pacemaker system able to catch 100% of mimicked malware attacks

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Study finds birth method could play a role in how kids develop

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NSF-funded Purdue University research could lead to more effective termite control

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First numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study, characterize the scattering of debris particles in tornadoes

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New research adds to a growing body of evidence that there's a health cost to our increasingly illuminated nights

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NSF-funded researchers turn to plants to solve a major problem blocking human tissue regeneration

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Major step forward in saving millions of human lives by increasing the availability of transplants

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Duke University study reveals another problem with invasive species - misdirected mating attempts

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Critical new information about how the human brain stores and maintains short-term memories

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People who can experience the sensation of touch simply by observing it

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NSF-funded research is first to link human long-term visual memory with how things move

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NSF-funded researchers develop way to manufacture microscale machines from biomaterials that can safely be implanted in the body

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NSF-funded research that could lead to new ways to make the soy plant more nematode resistant, bolstering the world's food supply

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Atlantic killifish living in polluted estuaries adapt to levels of highly toxic industrial pollutants that would normally kill them

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Carnegie Mellon University researchers develop an algorithm that helps robots sort through clutter

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Identifying online behavior by linking anonymous web browsing histories with social media profiles

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Stem cells used to regenerate the external layer of a human heart

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Brain Awareness Week: New tech for reading signals from the brain could help people with movement disabilities

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Discovery about orange puffball sea sponges could make human-made structures tougher