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Targeted indoor residual spraying helps contain outbreaks of diseases such as dengue virus. February 17, 2017
Contact tracing and targeted insecticide spraying can curb dengue outbreaks
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Great apes' heel-down posture helps support their body weight as they stand, walk and run. February 15, 2017
Flat-footed competitors have fighting advantage
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The USCGC Polar Star escorts a tanker through the sea ice of McMurdo Sound. February 10, 2017
U.S. icebreaker to visit New Zealand
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Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes
Updated Oct. 3, 2016

The Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prizes: The NSF Connection
Updated Oct. 6, 2016

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Latest Discoveries

mechanical pinchers February 21, 2017
A low-cost mechanical device for minimally invasive surgery
Big waves affect beach access and ocean bluffs at the Isla Vista, California study site. February 14, 2017
Last year's El Niņo waves battered California shore to unprecedented degree
Knock-your-eyes-out red: A flowering plant native to Mexico called early jessamine or red cestrum. February 13, 2017
Roses are red. Violets are blue. What gives flowers those eye-catching hues?
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