The Discovery Files
Eclipses and Solar Observation
NSF's National Solar Observatory is studying the sun and eclipses with new advanced telescopes.
AI and Parkinson's
NSF-supported researchers have developed a Parkinson's disease severity test powered by AI.
Super Computers and Biophysics
NSF-supported researchers are highlighting the role of super-computers in the field of biophysics.
Wearable Haptic Textiles
NSF-supported researchers developed a textile system that puts haptic feedback in your clothes.
Liquid Football Helmets
NSF-supported researchers have developed a football helmet with liquid shock absorbers.
Microplastics in Tissues
NSF-supported researchers have found microplastics in the soft tissues of whales and seals.
True Shape of Lithium
NSF-supported researchers have discovered the true shape of Lithium metal.
NSF-supported researchers have discovered the first new gnathiid isopod in Florida in 100 years.
Low Energy Electronics
NSF-supported researchers have developed new material that may revolutionize semiconductors.
NSF-supported researchers are developing an industrial ecosystem in Pennsylvania.
Dissolving Cardiac Monitors
NSF-supported researchers have developed a dissolving cardiac monitor.
HPV DNA Testing
NSF-supported researchers have developed a low-cost HPV DNA test.
Milky Way Neutrinos
NSF-supported researchers have pictured our galaxy using high-energy neutrinos for the first time.
NSF-supported researchers have found the brain waves that help with retraining memory during sleep.
NSF-supported researchers have successfully transplanted an organ after cryopreservation.
NSF-supported engineers have developed a polymer skin that can heal autonomously.
AI Reef Monitoring
NSF-supported researchers at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa have developed an AI algorithm
Sea Urchin Parasites
Researchers have identified the single-celled organism responsible for a sea urchin mortality event.
Heavy Metal Sponge
Reusable nanoparticle-coated sponge removes heavy metals from water
Simulating Solar Flares
Solar flares produce intense bursts of electromagnetic radiation, which researchers have recreated.
Smart Surgical Implant Coatings
Engineers are impacting orthopedic surgical outcomes with an insect-inspired creation.
Environmental Preferences Of Microbes
Researchers have used machine-learning to link ecosystem-sustaining microbes to the acidity of their
Sliding Into My DMs
A machine-learning algorithm is making online activity safer for young people.
Reconstructed Black Hole Image
A machine-learning algorithm has been used to complete a full-resolution image of a black hole.
New roles have been uncovered involving astrocyte cells in the brain.
Engineers have developed a new caterpillar-inspired robot.
Modeling Life's Origin
Researchers have found new insights the characteristics of Earth when life emerged.
Researchers at Penn State have found three forms of plagiarism in a popular AI chatbot.
Mapping the Brain
The first connectome of an insect brain.
Thermal Energy Refrigeration
A new thermal energy refrigeration system is impacting the food supply in developing countries.