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Close-up of the unique architecture of the mantis shrimp eye.
A gentoo (left) and a chinstrap penguin standing on rocks along the Antarctic Peninsula.
Emily Jones, Yadong Huang and team showed how brain patterns can predict Alzheimer's symptoms.
A new high-tech buoy can detect movements in Earth’s seafloor that precede an earthquake or tsunam
Plants in an abandoned agricultural field (left) are less abundant than in a never-ploughed field.
Increased solar power may be a solution for grid reliability under climate change.
Sea fans are susceptible to copper pollution, NSF-funded scientists have discovered.
NSF-commissioned, independent report focuses on maintaining security in basic research.
A sensitive new device can detect tiny amounts of norovirus in water.
A snapshot of the 3D gravitational waveform from a simulation of binary black holes.
Mathematical formula relates size of atmospheric blocking events to the jet stream.
View of modern Lake Victoria from Kenya, where fisheries are susceptible to changes in climate.
Some North Carolina wells contain levels of hexavalent chromium in excess of safety standards.