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The National Science Foundation's Science Nation online magazine takes a dynamic and engaging look at NSF-funded discoveries, the researchers who discovered them and how they affect our universe, our planet and ourselves. Its publisher, the NSF, is an independent governmental agency that promotes and backs federally-funded research in the non-medical scientific fields. (Source: NSF, Photo: Science Nation)

Forget geniuses. Hard workers make the best role models.

'Lost' fear memories restored in mice

How life thrives on the ocean floor in the dark biosphere

New home movies resurrect endangered Native American language

When a dam's age leads to damage

Mind-reading computer system may help people with locked-in syndrome

Dragonflies: The flying aces of the insect world

Crabs put the pinch on Cape Cod marshes

The coolest moments in science

Invasive earthworms can ravage forests

Scientists make progress in earthquake forecasting

Slicing the brain to find behavior patterns