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  • Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to test cloud seeding for snow - 13.01.2017

    Can cloud seeding -- dispersing particles into the air with the aim of increasing precipitation -- increase snowfall? This week, a team of researchers began a cloud-seeding project in southwestern Idaho to answer that question. Cloud seeding is a process by which artificial ice nuclei, such as silver iodide particles, are released into clouds, either from the air or via ground-based generators. The Idaho project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and dubbed ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190748&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
  • White House honors 19 NSF-supported early-career researchers - 11.01.2017

    President Obama has named 102 scientists and engineers, including 19 nominated by the National Science Foundation (NSF), as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is the U.S. government's highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers and who show the potential for exceptional leadership. "To enhance our role as a global innovation leader, the United States needs scientists and ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190794&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
  • Investigating the impact of natural and manmade nanomaterials on living things - 09.01.2017

    Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology develops tools to assess current and future risk Full story at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/nanotechenvironment.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51 This is an NSF News item.

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