Washington, DC - Developing an agile process for funding experimental research capabilities in the mid-scale range. The National Science Foundation's science and engineering activities rely increasingly on infrastructure that is diverse in space, cost and implementation time - everything from major observatories to nationwide sensor networks to smaller experiments.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Exploiting quantum mechanics to observe, manipulate, and control the behavior of particles and energy at atomic and subatomic scales, resulting in next-generation technologies for sensing, computing, modeling, and communicating.

Washington, DC - Engaging NSF's research community in the pursuit of fundamental research in data science and engineering, the development of a cohesive, federated, national-scale approach to research data infrastructure, and the development of a 21st-century data-capable workforce.

Las Vegas, Nevada - An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas to conspiracy to impede or injure a federal officer during a federal impoundment operation of Cliven Bundy's trespassing cattle in the Bunkerville, Nevada area in 2014.

Rochester, Minnesota - The World Health Organization is urging countries to restrict the use of antibiotics in food animal production. Food producers in many countries feed low-dose antibiotics to farm animals to encourage the animals to grow bigger and faster, which, in return, contributes to the antibiotic resistance in bacteria.

Rochester, Minnesota - Ovarian cancer is hard to detect in its early stages, because symptoms are usually either nonexistent or they are vague. Unfortunately, by the time symptoms become more obvious, the disease often has spread beyond the ovaries. There are no screening tests for ovarian cancer. A number of factors, including genetics, can raise a woman's risk for the disease.

Scottsdale, Arizona - It's very unlikely that you would get genital herpes from a toilet seat. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) spread by skin-to-skin contact.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Calcium supplements or antacids containing calcium, can interfere with the absorption of thyroid hormone replacement medications, such as synthetic thyroid hormones levothyroxine (Synthroid, Unithroid, others) and liothyronine (Cytomel), as well as thyroid extract supplements.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Certain genes make you more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Genes control the function of every cell in your body. Some genes determine basic characteristics, such as the color of your eyes and hair. Other genes can make you more likely to develop certain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Although being lean can often be healthy, being underweight can be a concern if it's the result of poor nutrition or if you are pregnant or have other health concerns. So, if you're underweight, see your doctor or dietitian for an evaluation. Together, you can plan how to meet your goal weight.