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Ohio: Award Highlights

See what exciting research and education has been funded by NSF in each state or U.S. territory.  Award Highlights provide a snapshot about select NSF awards and their impacts.

75 Award Highlights found :: Ohio

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a frozen wood frog

Lessons learned from frogs that freeze and thaw

Cold hardy frogs offer clues to cryopreservation of human tissue ...

Research Areas: Biology

a gecko adheres to a vertically suspended leaf covered with water droplets

The science behind gecko traction on wet surfaces

Adhesion system remains functional on wet surfaces that repel water...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

raingardens enhanced with osorb material remove toxins from stormwater

Purifying stormwater runoff with glass

Unique material with trillions of nanosize pores removes toxins from stormwater...

Research Areas: Engineering

molecular components self-assemble and resemble a bicycle wheel

Controlling the properties of molecular building blocks

Innovative materials self-assemble into unique objects with specific sizes, shapes and physical properties...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

cover of nsf report on youth violence

Understanding and preventing youth violence

NSF report discusses scientific approaches to understanding and preventing youth violence...

Research Areas: People & Society

blood donations

Attracting potential blood donors

Economic incentives motivate blood donation ...

Research Areas: People & Society

understanding the folding dynamics of guanine-rich dna may lead to specialized anticancer drugs

Watching a life ingredient unfold

Research could lead to specialized anticancer drugs...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

this video camera can detect hidden objects in real time

Robust video scanner improves airport security

Camera reveals hidden objects in real time...

Research Areas: Engineering

a molecular snapshot of a human lung protein binding to asbestos

Understanding malignant mesothelioma at a molecular level

Earth scientists shed light on asbestos-caused cancer...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Biology

algae blooms in western lake erie

Monitoring the health of a great lake

Sensor network measures carbon dioxide's effect on Lake Erie...

Research Areas: Biology, Earth & Environment

a person wipes up spilled milk

Putting failure in perspective

Imagery influences emotional responses to failure...

Research Areas: People & Society

women sits in pool chair reading an ebook

Changing the View of eReader Displays

Technology advance enables outdoor-readable color displays...

Research Areas: Engineering

the use of copper prevents bacteria from clogging filtration membranes

Purifying Water With Copper

Antimicrobial fibers reduce bacterial clogs in desalination process...

Research Areas: Engineering

noyce scholar assists a student

STEM Teaching As a Second Career

Career changers receive support from University of Toledo program ...

Research Areas: Education

researchers gauge a stream in the andes

Adapting to Climate Change in the Andes

Glacial recession has altered a range of livelihoods...

Research Areas: People & Society, Earth & Environment

stages of biofilm formation on prosthetic hear valves

Reducing Cardiac Implant Infections

Geobiologists make connection between bacterial biofilms and mineral surface biofilms ...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Biology

quantum theory, used to describe patterns of the atomic world, explains puzzling findings on human decision and cognition

Quantum Theory for the Mind

New approach may improve decision making...

Research Areas: People & Society

a jet of liquid helps measure fast reaction rates

Speedy Liquid Jet Measures Fast Chemical Reactions

Technique records details of complicated biomolecular processes...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Engineering

flagella bundling in a viscous fluid

Nanomachines Based on Bacteria

Microbe movement offers model for artificial nano-swimmers...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Mathematics, Biology

simulation of polystyrene under stress

Returning Materials to a Youthful Form

Computer simulations provide insights into practical materials issues...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

poster announcing global learning by video conference

Technology Links Students on Two Continents

Students from the U.S. and India share life science research through video conferencing...

Research Areas: Education, Biology

fresh vegetables and fruit

Keeping Food Fresh and Green

Fabrication process creates environmentally friendly food and drug packaging materials...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Engineering

plastic sheets make lasers

Tunable Origami Lasers

Folded, multilayer thin films produce laser light....

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Engineering

plastic sheet with scratch

Plastic Heal Thyself

Novel material mends itself when light shines on it....

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

surface detectors and telescopes capture cosmic rays

The Real Composition of Cosmic Rays

The highest energy cosmic particles may be iron or very fat protons. ...

Research Areas: Astronomy & Space

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