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NSF providing critical support in COVID-19 fight

On Dec 17, 2020
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NSF made more than 1,200 awards to study multiple aspects of the #COVID19 pandemic, helping gain insight into how the virus spreads, develop improved PPE, and begin to address the long-range mental health impact. More ⬇️ https://t.co/rkGzPEwMNl
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All data is freely available to researchers, public health authorities and the public to support evidenced-based decision making. NSF provided essential support to efforts to quickly identify structural aspects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to help understand how it functions. Debra Laefer of ...

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NSF made more than 1,200 awards to study multiple aspects of the #COVID19 pandemic, helping gain insight into how the virus spreads, develop improved PPE, and begin to address the long-range mental health impact. More ⬇️ https://t.co/rkGzPEwMNl
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NSF providing critical support in COVID-19 fight

NSF providing critical support in COVID-19 fight

All data is freely available to researchers, public health authorities and the public to support evidenced-based decision making. NSF provided essential support to efforts to quickly ...

8 ways the National Science Foundation supports our troops

8 ways the National Science Foundation supports our troops

Fundamental scientific research helps build a strong defense

I’m a scientist. We should try testing for COVID-19 using laser beams

I’m a scientist. We should try testing for COVID-19 using laser beams

A group of scientists is working on a diagnostic tool that identifies viruses using lasers.

How Supercomputers Are Getting Us Closer to a Covid-19 Vaccine

How Supercomputers Are Getting Us Closer to a Covid-19 Vaccine

The global scientific community has joined forces in an unprecedented effort to understand, track, forecast, test for, and find a cure for the current

NSF funds software to safeguard patient data during COVID-19 research

NSF funds software to safeguard patient data during COVID-19 research

The tool, developed by scientists at UT Dallas and Vanderbilt, can help weigh the risks that a person might be identified when their health data is shared with researchers.

What privacy-preserving coronavirus tracing apps need to succeed

What privacy-preserving coronavirus tracing apps need to succeed

Coronavirus contact tracing app makers in the U.S. and Europe say they can help return life to normal and keep privacy intact, but they need a lot of help.

Argonne’s researchers and facilities playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19

Argonne’s researchers and facilities playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19

Eventually we hope to find something that works well.” — Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director, Computing, Environment and Life Sciences directorate No inhibitions in the search for ...

Using Machine Learning to Track COVID-19

Using Machine Learning to Track COVID-19

“Working on a real-life project that will introduce students to how algorithms work in applications with crucial outcomes will provide them with the important skills that can transfer to ...

Opinion: At a Crossroads: Reimagining science, engineering, and medicine—and its practitioners

Opinion: At a Crossroads: Reimagining science, engineering, and medicine—and its practitioners

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has cast a bright light on the importance of science and evidence (1). Epidemiologists have provided public health advice informed by ...

Advice on Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. Website

Advice on Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. Website

The new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus.

How Supercomputers Are Helping to Fight Covid-19

How Supercomputers Are Helping to Fight Covid-19

A host of companies, including IBM, Microsoft, and Google, along with universities and national labs have teamed up to form the COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium. ...

Frontera Named 5th Fastest Supercomputer in the World

Frontera Named 5th Fastest Supercomputer in the World

TACC’s leadership-class system tops all academic supercomputers, achieves 23.5 PetaFLOPS on Top500 benchmark

How Masks Went From Don’t-Wear to Must-Have

How Masks Went From Don’t-Wear to Must-Have

Public health messaging and science have to work hard to stay in sync during a crisis. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they haven’t always succeeded.

COVID-19 Science & Coverage: A free series for media and the public

COVID-19 Science & Coverage: A free series for media and the public

In the leadup to ScienceWriters2020, the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and the National Association of Science Writers will be offering a free, weekly series for members of ...

The 2018 longlist – see the full line-up

The 2018 longlist – see the full line-up

Nature Research Inspiring Science and Innovating Science Awards. Here is the 2018 longlist.

Bill Proposes Restructuring NSF and $100B to Focus on Tech

Bill Proposes Restructuring NSF and $100B to Focus on Tech

The new agency would feature a technology directorate to usher advancements in cutting-edge fields like artificial intelligence, 5G communications and cybersecurity.

Safe Paths: A privacy-first approach to contact tracing

Safe Paths: A privacy-first approach to contact tracing

A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.