May 23, 2013|
Researchers discover a microbe living at -15°C, the coldest temperature ever reported for bacterial growth, giving hope to the search for life elsewhere in the cosmos.
May 23, 2013|
May 16, 2013|
The Asian harlequin ladybird carries a biological weapon to wipe out competing species.
May 14, 2013|
Symbiotic fungi on the roots of bean plants can act as an underground signaling network, transmitting early warnings of impending aphid attacks.
May 9, 2013|
The decline of a population of Arctic foxes isolated on a small Russian island may be due to mercury pollution from their diet of seabirds and seals.
May 6, 2013|
Presidential science advisor argues against draft legislation that would change how the National Science Foundation judges grant proposals.
April 24, 2013|
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
April 8, 2013|
Scientists are stumped as to why hundreds of starved pups have been washing up on the California shore.
March 26, 2013|
Almost a year after receiving a review of research operations in Antarctica, the NSF outlines ways to improve logistical capabilities and efficiency.
March 20, 2013|
Newly constructed ramps will expand the habitat available to a colony of water voles in London, and similar ramps elsewhere could encourage isolated populations to mix.
March 10, 2013|
Using plagiarism detection software, the NSF’s internal watchdog has found almost 100 suspicious cases among the 8,000 projects the agency funded in 2011.