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Category Archives: Scientific

Q&A: JUMP Innovation Series Helps Innovator Take Giant Leap With Invention

No organization has all of the answers, and the next big idea could be germinating out among the American public. With this understanding, the Department of Energy launched a new crowdsourcing campaign that teams government labs with industry partners in … Continue reading

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The conundrum of counting sea lions

Calling all computer scientists and citizen innovators – we need your help with counting an endangered population of Steller sea lions. Here’s the backstory. Counting the Steller sea lion population is vital to monitoring the species and staying informed about … Continue reading

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NIH launches competition to develop human eye tissue in a dish

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has opened the first stage of a federal prize competition designed to generate miniature, lab-grown human retinas. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the … Continue reading

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