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Schematic illustration of the design concept for self-assembling drug amphiphiles
Cartoon showing a threatening wave scaring blue mussels
A scanning electron micrograph of fungus Nodulisporium sp.
Photo of biodegradable packaging material, made from mushroom and agricultural waste.
Illustration showing how liquid crystal molecules become images in the Boogie Board eWriter.
Photo of student Keith Berry in the chemistry lab
  • A Student's Road to Research
  • NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program is a pathway to a career in science and engineering
  • Released November 13, 2012
Photo of curve-crease sculpture called Green Balance, created by Erik and Martin Demaine.
Image of colloidal beads, bright dots, assembled on a liquid droplet forming a 3-D curved structure.
  • Self-healing Curved Crystals
  • Scientists discover novel method of removing defects by bending, twisting, flexing materials
  • Released September 30, 2012
Photo of a student observing patterns of flowering and pollinators.
Students use the PhET Wave Interference simulation.

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