November 18th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
PACRIM 12 will hold a career development workshop in ceramics, organized by the National Science Foundation, designed to enhance the career development next-generation ceramic materials research and education leaders.
September 20th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
Scientists at a recent NSF-funded workshop presented the latest work in the field and why it matters in the context of scientific trends and society’s compelling grand challenges.
September 13th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable health-monitoring devices without the need for batteries.
June 29th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
Reporting from the 9th High-Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites meeting in Toronto, Canada, student Johnny Nelson from the University of North Dakota shares what he's learned about the many opportunities afforded by the National Science Foundation for researchers to further their work.
March 8th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.
February 9th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Many science agencies will see federal budget numbers return to levels not seen since the fiscal year 2013 sequestration in FY 2016, according to a recent article published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
January 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.
November 24th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at Michigan State University say there’s a ‘clear’ alternative to existing photovoltaic technology that can be retrofit to existing glass-covered buildings—and it's scalable.
September 30th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at Bolt Threads in Emeryville, Calif., have been working to develop a scalable way to create synthetic spider silk-like fibers by using genetic engineering. And thanks to $40 million in funding, they're close to delivering a solution.
August 28th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
A team led by Brown University researchers has been awarded $4 million by the National Science Foundation to study a promising new type of solar cell—solar cells made from perovskites.