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NSF's public investment in science, engineering, education and technology helps to create knowledge and sustain prosperity. Read here about the Internet, microbursts, Web browsers, extrasolar planets, and more... a panoply of discoveries and innovations that began with NSF support.

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hand holding a smartphone with a car in the background Benefits and risks of the 'Internet of Things'
Researchers from the University of Washington identify vulnerabilities in automobiles and medical devices and design tools to prevent data tracking
Released  October 23, 2015
illustration showing computers and other electornic devices, a satellite The future of encryption
NSF-supported researchers are working to develop new, more robust encryption technologies
Released  October 22, 2015
An infographic shows examples of how NSF-supported cybersecurity research protects people Infographic: How NSF-supported research keeps you safe online
NSF investments in interdisciplinary research helped develop many of the web's basic protections
Released  October 19, 2015
hands holding a smartphone Experts identify easy way to improve smartphone security
Assigning risk scores to apps may slow down unwarranted access to personal information
Released  October 28, 2014
robot Tele-robotics puts robot power at your fingertips
University of Washington research enables robot-assisted surgery and underwater spill prevention
Released  July 23, 2014

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