Scientific Research

Scientists seek US backcountry skiers to measure snowpack

Jan 5, 2018

NASA's earth sciences arm wants backcountry winter enthusiasts to serve as volunteer snow measurers so it can do better job calculating how much water will end of in rivers and reservoirs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

UF gets $8.7M grant to improve food supply in Africa

Jan 2, 2018

The University of Florida has received an $8.7 million grant aimed at research that will reduce hunger in Africa

Scientists hope to inject robo-cat with AI to help seniors

Dec 19, 2017

Toymaker Hasbro and scientists at Brown University have received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to find ways to add artificial intelligence to Hasbro's 'Joy for All' robotic cat to help seniors

US-based climate scientists to take research to France

Dec 12, 2017

Two U.S.-based climate scientists say it's a dream come true _ the offer of all-expenses-paid grants to advance their research in Europe instead of the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

Dec 11, 2017

Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term

The Latest: 18 climate scientists win French grants

Dec 11, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded grants worth millions of euros to bring 18 American and other climate scientists to France, a program to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord

France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.

Dec 11, 2017

France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.

EPA chief defends spending on travel and soundproof booth

Dec 7, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt defended his frequent taxpayer-funded travel and his purchase of a custom soundproof communications booth for his office, saying both were justified

Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs

Dec 7, 2017

Ohio has awarded $10 million in grants to six companies and a university to support scientific breakthroughs that address the national opioid epidemic

Trump science job nominees missing advanced science degrees

Dec 5, 2017

Trump nominees to top science, health jobs often are missing something: advanced science degrees

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