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Marine lab marks 10th anniversary of NSF-funded research program for undergraduates

November 12, 2013

Alyssa Stevens From conducting cancer research using sharks as biomedical models, to hosting the world's longest-running study of a wild dolphin population, scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Fla., have always been on the cutting edge of marine research. And for the past 10 years, they've been sharing their expertise with students who are just starting to explore the world of science. Photo by Kassie O'Brien, Mote Marine Laboratory 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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