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Federal science and engineering obligations to universities, colleges fell 11% in...

In fiscal year (FY) 2011, federal agencies obligated $31.4 billion to 1,134 academic institutions for science and engineering activities, according to a new report...

Antarctic telescope may have provided the first direct evidence of origins...

Uniquely cold and dry conditions of the atmosphere over Antarctica's polar plateau made the observations possible Researchers with the National Science Foundation-funded BICEP2 Collaboration today...

The truth about Echinacea: Plant commonly used for colds and flu...

Widely believed to ward off and treat colds and flu, Echinacea appears in many over-the-counter remedies sold in pharmacies and in health and nutrition...

Seven US-Japanese projects get nod for next-gen networking technologies

Officials from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Japan National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) met in Arlington, Va., last...

An unconventional car: no engine, no transmission, no differential

This car has no engine, no transmission and no differential. It weighs half as much as a conventional car. Each of its four wheels...

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