Science as the Frontier and
the Frontiers within Science

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Science as the Frontier and Frontiers within Science

U.S. Workforce by Race and Ethnicity: 1997

Labor Force Growth Rates

Road Map for National Security

Knowledge has become currency of everyday life

Collage of Women and Minorities

U.S. Total vs. SET Workforce: 1997

Earned Bachelor’s Degrees by Field: 1966-1996

Ratio of S&E Degrees to country’s 24-year-old population

Where Discoveries Begin

Boy with laser

Earth with crowd

Science: The Human Genome

Announcing first plant genome sequence

Arabidopsis collage with DNA strand

Arabidopsis Gene Function


NSF spelled in nano

Nanochip for nerve tissues

Micromachined needles

Fly's eye and nano-needles

NSF50 poster