A picture taken on December 14, 2020 shows ethernet cables on network infrastructure at the datacenter of French mobile communications company SFR in Cesson-sevigne, in the suburbs of Rennes, western France. (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

NSF grant grows Oklahoma research IT network 

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will expand Oklahoma’s research network for higher education institutions.
A Black male student wearing a pale blue shirt and backpack walks past a large wooden sign painted with the words "Northeastern University".
A student walks through Krentzman Quadrangle on Northeastern University Campus on September 14, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Maddie Meyer / Getty Images)

Northeastern, NYU get wireless internet R&D funding

Northeastern University and New York University are among the first recipients of the $1.5 billion Wireless Innovation Fund.
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A researcher tests a “Digit” robot in the Ronald D. And Regina C. McNeil Walking Robotics Laboratory in the Ford Robotics Building at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. (Joseph Xu / University of Michigan Engineering, Communications and Marketing)

U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots

A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding work to build robots that can help first responders avoid danger in the field.