The Discovery Files - Enhancing AI Diagnosis

THE DISCOVERY FILES - ENHANCING AI DIAGNOSIS

When you pair up humans and artificial intelligence, it could mean earlier and more accurate cancer detection, EHR-DGE Grant Award...

We got it! Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

WE GOT IT! ASTRONOMERS REVEAL FIRST IMAGE OF THE BLACK HOLE AT THE HEART OF OUR GALAXY

Washington, D.C. - During a press conference hosted by the U.S. National Science Foundation with the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration...

 
 
 
Discovery Files: Crowdsourcing Research

DISCOVERY FILES: CROWDSOURCING RESEARCH

Citizen Scientists have helped researchers document how coyotes and small gray foxes have found a way to become surprising, new woodland...

Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration to announce groundbreaking results about the center of our galaxy

EVENT HORIZON TELESCOPE COLLABORATION TO ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING RESULTS ABOUT THE CENTER OF OUR GALAXY

The U.S. National Science Foundation with the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration will hold a press conference to announce a groundbreaking...

 
 
 

STATEMENT BY DIRECTOR SETHURAMAN PANCHANATHAN ON ANTARCTICA DAY

Today, we recognize and celebrate Antarctica Day and the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959. The Antarctic Treaty designated the...

NSF establishes new Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships

NSF ESTABLISHES NEW DIRECTORATE FOR TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND PARTNERSHIPS

Washington, D.C. - Today, at SXSW 2022 , NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan announced a new directorate within the U.S. National...

 
 
 

NSF SELECTS ERWIN GIANCHANDANI AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND PARTNERSHIPS

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. National Science Foundation has selected Erwin Gianchandani to be the inaugural Assistant Director for...

Discovery Files: EARTH TROJAN ASTEROIDS!

DISCOVERY FILES: EARTH TROJAN ASTEROIDS!

Like the Trojan Horse of Greek mythology, Earth Trojan Asteroids also hold secrets! MPS-AST Grant 2109196 Full story at disp.jsp?med...

 
 
 

STATEMENT BY NSF DIRECTOR SETHURAMAN PANCHANATHAN ON THE PRESIDENT'S FISCAL YEAR 2023 BUDGET

Today, the Biden-Harris administration submitted to Congress the President's budget request for Fiscal Year 2023. The President's budget,...

The Discovery Files - WHAT'S IN THE WIND?

THE DISCOVERY FILES - WHAT'S IN THE WIND?

Researchers have learned the human impact on climate change can play a major role in catastrophic wildfires. Full story at disp.jsp?med...

 
 
 
NSF recognizes 3 scientists with the Alan T. Waterman Award

NSF RECOGNIZES 3 SCIENTISTS WITH THE ALAN T. WATERMAN AWARD

The U.S. National Science Foundation has named its awardees for this year's Alan T. Waterman Award, the nation's highest honor for...

The Discovery Files - The Art of Smell

THE DISCOVERY FILES - THE ART OF SMELL

The brain might process smell like a camera, capturing a snapshot of the essence of smell, or a symphony, diverse brain cells working,...

 
 
 

WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND U.S. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

New strategic plan aims to strengthen America's quantum ecosystem by developing a diverse, inclusive, and sustainable workforce. Today,...

JASON Report on Facilities Cybersecurity

JASON REPORT ON FACILITIES CYBERSECURITY

The National Science Foundation operates 18 major research facilities for the benefit of the scientific research community. Typically,...

 
 
 

STATEMENT BY DIRECTOR SETHURAMAN PANCHANATHAN ON ANTARCTICA DAY

Today, we recognize and celebrate Antarctica Day and the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959. The Antarctic Treaty designated the...

NSF selects Karen Marrongelle as chief operating officer

NSF SELECTS KAREN MARRONGELLE AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Washington, DC - The U.S. National Science Foundation has officially appointed Karen Marrongelle to serve as chief operating officer....

 
 
 
2021 NSF PREM grants to broaden participation in cutting-edge materials research

2021 NSF PREM GRANTS TO BROADEN PARTICIPATION IN CUTTING-EDGE MATERIALS RESEARCH

Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation awarded its latest grants through PREM, Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials,...

Jason Report on the Impacts of Large Satellite Constellations

JASON REPORT ON THE IMPACTS OF LARGE SATELLITE CONSTELLATIONS

The U.S. National Science Foundation commissioned a study by the independent science advisory group JASON to assess the impact of current...

 
 
 
NSF selects Alexandra Isern as assistant director for geosciences

NSF SELECTS ALEXANDRA ISERN AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR GEOSCIENCES

The U.S. National Science Foundation has selected Alexandra Isern to be the next assistant director of its Directorate for Geosciences,...

NSF selects Susan S. Margulies to head the Engineering Directorate

NSF SELECTS SUSAN S. MARGULIES TO HEAD THE ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE

The U.S. National Science Foundation has selected Susan S. Margulies to head the Directorate for Engineering. She is the first biomedical...

 
 
 



Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Five people including a police officer were injured in a fire in Oxford overnight. Read more ...

A Russian businessman has agreed to hire and pay all 62,000 of McDonald's...

McDonald's announced on Monday that it is exiting Russia. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images McDonald's has sold all of its restaurants in Russia to a local businessman, it said... Read more ...

Report: G7 countries set to approve $18 billion for Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - The Group of Seven leading economies are set to agree on more than $18 billion in aid for Ukrainian defense efforts as meetings of finance ministers... Read more ...

In a first, women are in line to referee at the men's World Cup

FIFA announced Thursday that its field of 129 referees and video match officials for this year's event in Qatar will include six women. Read more ...

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for... Read more ...

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife's Smart Galaxy Star Projector boasts plenty of features to create the perfect night-sky inspired mood. Read more ...

10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said. Read more ...

After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat...

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address... Read more ...

Belarus charges dissident with organising ‘terrorist' group

Telegram channel Nexta's co-founder Stepan Putilo is accused of 'directing the activities of a terrorist organisation'. Read more ...

Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Read more ...