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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)

Building Rome in a day with virtual reality maps

Disappearing red shrimp

What birds can teach us about flight

Is love in the air?: Sounds of survival

Camouflage scheme: Squid glows to escape predators

Why sleep deprivation is an issue for kids

Leaf-cutter ants are farmers, pharmacists and energy experts

Mount St. Helens: Rising from the ashes

Project IceCube and its frozen secrets

Conducting science experiments behind bars

Surgical robotics make certain medical procedures possible

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