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NSF Funds Innovative Approach to Biomimetic Nanofiber Bone Regeneration

August 4, 2010

bone cells on nanofibers Hongjun Wang of the Stevens Institute of Technology investigates a new, bottom-up approach to tissue engineering. Full Story

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

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