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The polyborate anions wrap up the californium cations and bond to it at eight different sites.May 2015Science Highlight

Going Back to Californium: A Changing View of Covalency

Unusual structure, bonding, and properties may provide a new possibility for a californium borate. Read More »

The image on the left shows the general shape of a cubic CeO2 nanoparticle.May 2015Science Highlight

One Nanocrystal, Many Faces: Connecting the Atomic Surface Structures of CeO2 Nanocrystals to Catalysis

Imaging of cerium oxide nanocrystals provides new insights into the different behaviors of catalyst for emission control, other uses. Read More »

Illustration of Jefferson Lab's CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS), along with an event reconstructed from the data.May 2015Science Highlight

Spin and Parity Measurements of the Elusive Lambda(1405) Particle

First description of common particle’s properties provides insights into the nature of the universe. Read More »

The CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer in Jefferson Lab’s Hall B was used to carry out the experiment.May 2015Science Highlight

Protons Hog the Momentum in Neutron-Rich Nuclei

New research could change our view of neutron stars and other systems with neutron-rich nuclei. Read More »

Map of carbon dioxide dissolution across the Bravo Dome gas field.April 2015Science Highlight

Carbon Sequestration in New Mexico’s Bravo Dome

Study of natural reservoir provides new clues for the long-term viability of geological carbon dioxide storage. Read More »

Comparison of bioethanol production strategies, including second-generation consolidated bioprocessing, a single-step process in which a microbe breaks down unpretreated cellulosic biomass and converts the resulting sugars into fuel.March 2015Science Highlight

Microbe Produces Ethanol from Switchgrass Without Pretreatment

Genetic engineering allows biomass-degrading bacterium to make fuel in a single process. Read More »

Researchers are seeking to understand the chemical processes leading to secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene compounds emitted by many species of trees including eucalyptus (shown here).March 2015Science Highlight

Competition Not Concentration Matters when Forming Cloud-Influencing Aerosols

Nitrogen oxide has nonlinear effects on the volatility and composition of SOA based on isoprene emitted by trees. Read More »

Climate researchers are studying ways to more accurately model the Madden-Julian Oscillation, a large-scale atmospheric circulation pattern associated with rainfall and drought across the tropics, including Indonesia, (shown here).March 2015Science Highlight

Heat’s Role in the Madden-Julian Oscillation

Study shows low-level atmospheric heating is critical for realistic MJO simulations. Read More »

In the Community Land Model with coupled carbon and nitrogen cycles (CLM-CN), the carbon and water coupling in leaf-level photosynthetic processes was not linked to nitrogen limitation.March 2015Science Highlight

Model Captures How Nitrogen Limitation Affects Hydrological Processes

Refinement addresses previous inaccuracies in plant growth from elevated carbon dioxide in Community Land Model. Read More »

To better understand the complex processes involved in wood formation, researchers have developed a new method to study genetic regulatory mechanisms in poplar, a potential bioenergy feedstock (shown here).March 2015Science Highlight

Genetics of Wood Formation

Researchers identify genetic regulatory networks that influence poplar wood formation, a key bioenergy plant. Read More »

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