Funding cutting-edge, collaborative research

Bacillus subtillis colony" hspace ="4" vspace="2" border="0" align="left"/> Materials science and engineering research thrives in collaborative environments, and now we have 12 more examples of how the National Science Foundation (NSF) helps ensure creative, inclusive environments where progress can be made in this diverse scientific discipline.
NSF today announced awards for 12 Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) for multidisciplinary work that covers all areas of material science, fostering active university, national laboratory, ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=134203&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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