60-Second Science

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60-Second Science

NSF-funded Vladimir Alexeev discusses the Arctic’s anti-snowball effect

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NSF-funded Rouzbeh Shahsavari is working on increasing the strength and toughness of concrete to help cut back on its ecological price tag

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New NSF-supported material that not only reflects light, but has the power to cool

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Adding commuter data improves computer model for forecasting flu

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Computer simulations reveal ricochet effect after massive forest die-offs, impacting climate and ecosystems half a world away

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Furry wet suits? MIT engineering graduate student Alice Nasto discusses research on the air-trapping properties of beaver and otter fur

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NSF-funded research using whole genome sequencing identifies a third species in what was thought to be 2 organisms living in a symbiotic relationship

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Bees are picky about their pollen. NSF-funded pollination biologist Anne Leonard explains the pollination marketplace and how bees decide where to dine

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Dust clouds from the Sahara sometimes reach the Caribbean and fertilize waters there, encouraging harmful bacterial blooms

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Harvard researchers have designed a material that with a shot of electricity can transform a glass window from transparent to opaque in less than a second

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Harvard University researchers explain that food was probably cooked more than 1 million years before the evidence of human cookfires

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NSF-funded Jeff Gore of MIT explains the first experimental example of a cross-protective relationship in drug-resistant microbes

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Brainstorming new strategies for measuring gravity will be the agenda for scientists from various disciplines meeting at the National Science Foundation in July

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NSF-funded research links the 2002 volcanic eruption in the Congo to a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck there months later

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Bioacoustician Laura Kloepper describes how her team uses the chaotic sounds of bat echolocation to count populations of bat colonies

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NSF-funded research found the culprit in the disappearance of a giant, flightless bird species that roamed the Australian outback 47,000 years ago

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Find out what happened when NSF-funded Jessica Witt investigated whether elite athletes really do perceive their environment differently

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Eavesdropping on marine mammals in the ocean depths near the Bering Strait provides oceanographers with new insight on the changing ecology

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Brain rhythms synchronize with music and musical training can enhance the ability, according to the findings of NSF-funded Keith Doelling and his team

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Adult roach feces serve as a rallying call for baby roaches and ultimately inoculates them with beneficial gut microbes

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