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2011-09-08 04:56:53

Deadline for honorary award nominations is Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 11:59 p.m.

2011-04-02 02:01:08

The National Science Board (NSB) announced today that the founder of the public radio program Tech Nation, Moira Gunn, will receive its 2011 Public Service Award.

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2010-10-01 11:14:33

The US Senate has confirmed Subra Suresh, President Barack Obama's nominee for director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), for a six-year term.

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2010-05-09 07:41:55

Vannevar Bush Award, Waterman Award and Public Service Awards made as National Science Foundation and National Science Board celebrate 60th anniversary.

2008-09-14 12:00:21

By Susan Hockfield The Washington Post Almost 70 years ago, as Germany invaded France, President Franklin D.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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