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February 26, 2015
New Priorities: 2016 NSF Budget AIMS to Rebuild McMurdo and Palmer Stations New Priorities: 2016 NSF Budget AIMS to Rebuild McMurdo and Palmer Stations

National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova this month outlined President Obama's fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request to Congress for NSF. The request calls for $7.7 billion for NSF, an additional $379 million over FY15, which represents a 5.2 percent increase.

February 26, 2015
Forest for the Trees: New Fossil Flora in Antarctica Forest for the Trees: New Fossil Flora in Antarctica

Paleontologists head to the hills in Antarctica to recover plant fossils. Among their amazing finds are the second largest fossil forests ever found in Antarctica and new plant species from more than 200 million years ago.

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