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West Virginia: 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.

9 Award Highlights found :: West Virginia

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Sensing Environmental Danger with DNA

Biosensors made from DNA give advance warning of potential environmental hazards...

Research Areas: Engineering, Earth & Environment

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Bionanomotors Move Molecules

Muscle proteins and light create nano-transport system....

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Biology, Engineering

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West Virginia Teachers DON'T GUESS About Watersheds

Innovative teacher training program focuses on state watersheds, geospatial technology....

Research Areas: Education

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CyGaME Engages Broad Audience in Science Learning

The Center for Educational Technologies¿¿ at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia has produced Selene: A Lunar Construction GaME that measures changes in learning....

Research Areas: Education, Computing

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New Chemical Valves Improve Sensor Technology

Lisa Holland of West Virginia University has developed a means to non-mechanically direct fluid flow into glass chips using field-responsive aqueous liquid crystals....

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Engineering

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Aurora Borealis: An Acceleration of Ions in the Upper Atmosphere

Computer simulations of the phenomena responsible for an aurora has helped researchers uncover the mechanism by which we can see auroras in the atmosphere....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Physics

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Early Lung Cancer Detection

An interdisciplinary university-industry team at West Virginia University is merging nanoscience and microdevices to meet the need for improved early lung cancer detection--an essential element to improving survival rates. ...

Research Areas: Biology, Nanoscience

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Separation Technique Advances Medical and Biometric Science

West Virginia University researchers have invented a groundbreaking separation technique for characterizing bio-molecular samples for medical and forensic purposes....

Research Areas: Biology, Nanoscience

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Male Fish Provide Nourishment to Young

NSF-funded researchers Christy M. Foran and Jennifer Ripley Stueckle of West Virginia University discovered that the brood pouch has a functional significance in nutrient provision....

Research Areas: Biology

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