NSF's Science Now

Hosted by the NSF’s Dena Headlee, NSF Science Now is a weekly newscast covering some of the latest in NSF-funded innovation and advances across all areas and disciplines, from astronomy to zoology. This fast paced, news round-up reports many of the week's top stories.

The Discovery Files

A possible NSF-funded breakthrough in the recycling of plant waste and the production of sustainable chemicals needed for nylon, fuels and plastics

The Science Show

The massive stellar events during which elements are formed

Provided by ABC Radio National in Australia

Science Friday

Conversations and rapport with artificial intelligence

Third Pod from the Sun

Historic data from tide gauge operators reveals more about the impact of rising sea levels

Sustainable Nano

Making nanoparticles from cellulose

Big Picture Science

NSF-funded evolutionary biologist and entomologist Jessica Ware discusses the global decline in insect populations

The Science Show

Tricks used by fish to survive in the open ocean

Provided by ABC Radio in Australia

The Discovery Files

Protein that helps electric fish avoid predators could lead to improved treatment for epilepsy

Big Picture Science

Social relationships of gazelles influence transfer of beneficial gut microbes