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)

Finding hidden oil and gas plumes in the Gulf

What if you never had to worry about getting lost?

Citizen science and the study of birds

Studying ducklings to understand the impact of nesting behaviors

Engineering and music: A powerful duet for art and science

Fluorescent fruit flies shed new light

Breast cancer and body rhythms

'Star Wars' inspired engineer to study human-robot interaction

Black holes: Peering into the heart of darkness

Good vibrations: Treating brain disease with ultrasound waves

What lice can tell us about human migration

Green roofs