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The National Science Foundation (NSF)

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48113-0140 Ann Arbor
USA
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+1734-769-8010
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+1734-769-0109

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"

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    A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain. The paper, which the scientists say could change the way researchers study brain development in infants and children, is published in Proceedings o ... more

    Cornell Chronicle: NSF plant genome program awards

    A team of Cornell researchers will develop a tool to knock out genes in maize and another team will sequence wild rice genes, identify their functions and insert key genes into cultivated lines for breeders, thanks to multimillion-dollar grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). T ... more

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    The National Science Foundation (NSF)

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" more

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