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Definition(s):

  • (n) an independent agency of the federal government responsible for the promotion of progress in science and engineering by supporting programs in research and education

Usage(s):

  • In the next four years, some $9 billion in revenues was allegedly diverted from the nsf.

News

  1. Signing Up For Your Bank's Overdraft Protection Plan Could Do More Harm Than Good

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a white paper today on the impact of overdraft and non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees on the average bank account holder.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Sika Sarnafil Roofing Membranes Achieve NSF Sustainability Platinum Rating

    Sika Sarnafil is the first manufacturer to attain platinum certification to the NSF/ANSI 347 Sustainability Standard for single ply roofing membranes. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10818748.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "This is great news for science and of course for South Dakota and the region. The NSF site selection process was rigorous and fair. On behalf of the citizens of South Dakota, Dr. Lesko and I encourage and welcome collaboration members from the...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Mike Rounds Source: KELOLAND TV

  2. "Sustainability and energy efficiency are two key challenges of our time, yet they also present rich opportunities," said Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson. "With innovation, ingenuity, and a clear vision, the NSF-funded Smart Lighting...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Shirley Ann Jackson Source: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  3. Olympic Gold Medalist Clara Hughes says, "Many of my teammates and I rely upon it. I've gone through dozens and dozens of tests since I started taking COLD-FX over six years ago, and each time they come back negative for banned substances. NSF...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Clara Hughes Source: Reuters

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