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Puerto Rico: 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.

8 Award Highlights found :: Puerto Rico

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Toward a global biodiversity monitoring system

ARBIMON converts sound into useful biodiversity data for researchers and citizen scientists ...

Research Areas: Biology

Residues involved in construction of vital fatty acids

Scaling Up Synthetic Production of Natural Ingredients

Marine bacteria shows researchers less costly way to create vital fatty acids...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

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Plastic Wrap Reduces Diamond Film Costs

Low-cost synthesis may make integration into electronic devices possible....

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials

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Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Becomes 39 Strong

More than 500 U.S. institutions participate in LSAMP including majority, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), Native American Institutions, and community colleges....

Research Areas: Education

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Science Hits the Road

Three projects in NSF's Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) program have together reached thousands of students....

Research Areas: Education

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Diamond Nanoparticles Improve Electrical Systems, Protective Coatings

The University of Puerto Rico and the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst made a scientific and technological breakthrough that enables the direct integration of diamond nanoparticles into electronic components for widespread applications....

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Biology

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Researchers Detoxify Cassava

Researchers at the University of Puerto Rico have isolated two cassava genes that convert cyanide into a non-protein amino acid....

Research Areas: Biology, People & Society

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Research Program in Puerto Rico Prepares Undergraduates for Workforce

The University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez has started a three-year program offering Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teachers....

Research Areas: Education, Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials

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