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Gardening in cities can be challenging; legacy lead contamination often exists near older homes.
Testing for lead levels in blood indicates where hotspots of lead contamination may be located.
New partnership will foster increased exchange of research information.
Hurricane Matthew led to increased nutrients flowing into North Carolina's Neuse River estuary.
During Hurricane Matthew, floodwaters washed material on land into the Neuse River estuary.
The coastal impacts from Hurricane Matthew were so large they could be seen from space.
Nutrients in hurricane floodwaters lead to algae blooms like the one pictured here.
After hurricanes, scientists took samples of flooded rivers to see how the waterways had changed.
To assess Hurricane Matthew's consequences, researchers spent weeks on the Neuse River estuary.
Microbiomes play critical roles in natural systems, from coral reefs to human bodies.
John Gawalt retired in early April after 6 years as NCSES director and 30 years of federal service.
The surface of the Thwaites Glacier, photographed from a 2017 reconnaissance flight.
NSF Director France Cordova
Functional MRI response from a representative subject during a listening task.