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Image 1 - Insights From Biological World To Inspire New Engineering Capabilities
2011-09-30 03:59:19

Interdisciplinary teams to explore quietly powerful biological signals and the intersection between minds and machines.

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2010-10-20 08:36:46

Engineering awards aim to advance energy storage and invigorate green building design.

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2009-09-30 10:12:56

Biology inspires the pursuit of new capabilities in sensing and hydrocarbon production.

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2008-10-06 14:20:00

The National Science Foundation Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation has announced 12 grants for fiscal year 2008, awarding a total of $23,779,056 over four years to 54 investigators representing 20 institutions.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.