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A new algorithm could enable quicker and more accurate detection of severe weather.
Artist's conception of interstellar object 'Oumuamua, depicted as a cigar-shaped body.
On left, the gene FGFR1 in its natural state; on right, the gene when exposed to laser light.
Engineer Xiaofei Zhao prepares a MXene dispersion in sodium L-ascorbate solution.
Instability in Antarctic ice is likely to rapidly increase sea level rise.
On wind farms, angling turbines slightly away from the wind can boost energy production.
Researchers found that Greenland’s ice doesn’t just melt; it slides.
Discoveries in mustard plants may herald a milder mustard.
Scientists look at a sample from a marsh in the Baylands Nature Preserve in Palo Alto, California.
Artist's impression of a growing galaxy showing gas spiraling in toward the center.
C. elegans adult hermaphrodite (lower) and male (upper), with two neurons fluorescently labelled.
Waters in the ancient Trans-Saharan Seaway teemed with mollusks, giant sea snakes and catfish.
El Niño is responsible for recent widespread, simultaneous crop failures, scientists have found.
Ferrari the lovebird during flight training in a laboratory bird wind tunnel.
Researchers studied changes in soil microbes in tundra near Denali National Park in Alaska.
In the study, researchers counted the number of baby corals that settled on a reef.
New technique lets researchers record electrical chatter inside a brain or heart cell.
NSF is committed to sustaining the United States’ position as a global innovation leader.
Frequency-modulated combs elegantly self-optimize as they form.
Researchers at NSF's Eel River CZO track underground water to explain plant drought response.
A scanning tunneling microscope visualizes Majorana quasiparticles, represented by green peaks.
PECASE is the highest U.S. government honor for scientists and engineers beginning research careers.
A new type of quasiparticle is discovered in graphene double-layer structure.
The ice worm resembles the common earthworm but is smaller and darker in color.
A robotic arm tightly packs items into a box for shipment.
Study helps understand potential connection between poor sleep and memory declines.
Visualization predicting patterns of cosmic microwave background in different universes.