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NSF Award Highlights

high school students from rhode island run water quality experiments

Rhode Island academy outreach promotes STEM careers

Program highlights the benefits of higher education and hands-on research...

Research Areas: Education

a researcher retrieves samples after immersion in a flowing seawater tank

Removing biofouling from underwater structures

Collaborative effort advances device to keep wet surfaces clean...

Research Areas: Biology

phytoplankton flees from predatory zooplankton

Fight or flight for phytoplankton

Tiny marine plants sense danger and flee predators...

Research Areas: Biology

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NSF Local Research Assets

Image from an NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC).

Micro & Nano Mechanics of Materials

Scientists at the Center perform research in the mechanics of materials on multiple length scales down to the nano-scale and apply principles of solid mechanics to biological problems....

Type: Program Centers

research vessel Endeavor

Research Vessel Endeavor

RV Endeavor enables scientists from Rhode Island, the greater U.S., and abroad, to conduct research and train graduate students aboard this multi-disciplinary oceanographic research vessel....

Type: Aircraft & Vessels

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