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Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Demonstrating a driverless future
In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors, computer vision, artificial intelligence, control and automation, and computer processing power is making this feat a reality.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 18-Jun-2014
NSF and NIH collaborate to accelerate advance of biomedical innovations into the marketplace
A new collaboration between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will give NIH-funded researchers training to help them evaluate their scientific discoveries for commercial potential with the aim of accelerating the translation of biomedical innovations into applied health technologies.

Contact: Sarah Bates
sabates@nsf.gov
703-292-7738
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 13-Jun-2014
Revolutionizing how we keep track of time in cyber-physical systems
The National Science Foundation today announced a five-year, $4 million award to tackle the challenge of synchronizing time in cyber-physical systems--systems that integrate sensing, computation, control and networking into physical objects and infrastructure.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 30-May-2014
Science
Eradicating invasive species sometimes threatens endangered ones
What should resource managers do when the eradication of an invasive species threatens an endangered one? In results of a study published this week in the journal Science, researchers at the University of California, Davis, examine one such conundrum now taking place in San Francisco Bay.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 30-May-2014
Harvesting sunlight to help feed and fuel the world
Three research teams -- each comprised of scientists from the United States and the United Kingdom -- have been awarded a second round of funding to continue research on news ways to improve the efficiency of photosynthesis.

Contact: Lily Whiteman
lwhitema@nsf.gov
703-292-8310
National Science Foundation

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