#NSFfunded researchers used laser-based 3D-bioprinting techniques to incorporate stem cells derived from adult human heart cells on a matrix that began to grow and beat synchronously in a dish in the lab.
NSFfunded researchers used laserbased 3Dbioprinting techniques to incorporate st

3-D-printed patch can help mend a 'broken' heart | NSF - National Science Foundation

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New discoveries about how butterflies feed could help engineers develop tiny probes that siphon liquid out of single cells for a wide range of medical tests and treatments. [ Bit.ly Link ]
New discoveries about how butterflies feed could help engineers develop tiny probes
It's Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, and NSF is looking at the many ways that math and statistics help make our nation more secure. One mathematician at UC Davis has been developing algorithms that could help improve threat detection on different levels:potentially improving chemical threat detection as well as helping to build a more finely tuned airport scanner!
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#MathStatMonth: More accurate threat detection, aided by mathematical algorithms

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#PAEMST Awardee Gretel von Bargen recently took her students all the way to Costa Rica to study caterpillars, the plants they eat and the parasitoids that eat them. Learn more here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #Earthday

Applications for the #PAEMST 2017 award cycle are due on May 1 - don’t miss your chance to be recognized! [ Bit.ly Link ]
PAEMST Awardee Gretel von Bargen recently took her students all the way
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What happens when you ask a group of excited children about #EarthDay? Find out in this new NSF video celebrating Earth Day!
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On #EarthDay, track spring science with #NSFfunded researchers who study everything from flowers’ microscopic cells to thunderstorms called supercells. [ Bit.ly Link ]
On EarthDay track spring science with NSFfunded researchers who study everything from

On Earth Day, April Showers Bring… – National Science Fdn – Medium

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Researchers from the #NSFfunded Growth project, have achieved never-before-seen images of a Type Ia supernova, named iPTF16geu – an exploding star whose light was warped on its way to us by the gravity of another galaxy. bit.ly/2oy93IZ
Researchers from the NSFfunded Growth project have achieved neverbeforeseen images of a

Observatories around the world pass baton to capture rare supernova images

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A little #NSFfunded physics for the season as we begin planting gardens and thinking of the butterflies that will soon visit! Physicists may think of butterflies a bit differently than gardeners... Clemson University
A little NSFfunded physics for the season as we begin planting gardens

Butterfly Proboscis - Science Nation | NSF - National Science Foundation

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It's #earthweek, and fields are filled with rows of sunflowers facing the sun. How do they follow the sun from east to west? Check it out: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Its earthweek and fields are filled with rows of sunflowers facing the
Are you loving learning about #citsci from the NSF-supported series The Crowd & The Cloud? Then join its producer, host, and a panel of experts TONIGHT (10 p.m. EST & again 10 p.m. PST) for a Facebook Live chat! Haven't seen it yet? There's still time! Catch episodes at CrowdAndCloud.org or check local PBS listings!
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Spring also has a darker side. April showers bring thunderstorms with whipping winds that can spin into tornadoes. [ Bit.ly Link ] #earthweek

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Spring also has a darker side April showers bring thunderstorms with whipping
#NSFfunded researchers discover hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean!
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Earth’s soundscape, as researchers call it, changes from the stillness of winter to brooks burbling with snowmelt waters. #earthweek
Earths soundscape as researchers call it changes from the stillness of winter

Studying Nature's Rhythms: Soundscape Scientists Spawn New Field | NSF - National Science Foundation

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The ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials! #NSFfunded
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On #earthweek, flowers signal the start of spring on land. A similar "greening" event--a massive bloom of microscopic plants, or phytoplankton—takes place in the sea. [ Bit.ly Link ]

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#NSFfunded researchers examine marine mammals' need for speed!
It’s Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, and NSF is spotlight the way #NSFfunded mathematicians play a role in all kinds of security, such as protecting us from diseases like Zika. One Tulane University mathematician is working with biologists to do just that. Learn more! #MathStatMonth
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#MathStatMonth: Calculating solutions to combat Zika

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NSF welcomes #earthweek with a series on the science of the world around us, starting with what makes flowers the beautiful colors they are.
NSF welcomes earthweek with a series on the science of the world

Roses are red. Violets are blue. What gives flowers those eye-catching hues? | NSF - National Science Foundation

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The world’s third-largest telescope, the 10-meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope, has completed a multi-year $40 million upgrade to take on one of the biggest challenges in astronomy today: the mystery of dark energy. The upgrade was made possible in part due to significant funding from NSF.
The worlds thirdlargest telescope the 10meter HobbyEberly Telescope has complete

How a 22-ton robotic telescope is helping to solve the dark energy mystery

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#NSFfunded scientists are asking for the public’s help to look through thousands of satellite images of Antarctica in the first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals. Last summer, the researchers completed a successful pilot program with help from more than 5,000 volunteers who counted seals from satellite images of sea ice in the Ross Sea. The team is now ready to expand the project to...
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NSFfunded scientists are asking for the publics help to look through thousands
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