Science Nation

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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)

Slicing the brain to find behavior patterns

Bacteria: Energy producers of the future?

Science of shopping: Cameras and software that track our buying behavior

How scientists study disasters to improve future outcomes

Geo-immersion makes maps come alive

Cooperative robots that learn means less work for human handlers

Teenagers and stress

The physics behind the animation

Marsh landscapes change as sea levels rise

It's an ocean laboratory in a can

The relationship between music and creativity

Students dive into 3-D proteins