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Embargoed NSF news releases are available to reporters at EurekAlert.

Past LSS funding has produced breakthrough discoveries in such areas as the causes of crime. February 24, 2017
NSF Law and Social Sciences program issues new awards
Press Release
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
Press Release
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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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

NSF INCLUDES February 23, 2017
Note from the director: Broadening participation through NSF INCLUDES
Social scientist and ethnographer Matthew Desmond's research methods include living in the communities where he studies eviction. February 22, 2017
Q&A: Exposing the realities of eviction
More affordable robotic arm for minimally invasive surgery February 21, 2017
A low-cost mechanical device for minimally invasive surgery
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