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  • Climate Simulations Project Wetter, Windier HurricanesExternal link

    11.16.18 New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria by 5 to 10 percent. They further found that if those hurricanes were to occur in a future world that is warmer than present, those storms would have even more rainfall and stronger winds.

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  • Symbiosis a Driver of Truffle DiversityExternal link

    11.16.18 A team led by Francis Martin and his colleagues at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Genoscope, and University of Torino, and including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, sought insights into the ECM lifestyle of truffle-forming species.

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  • X-rays Show How Periods of Stress Changed an Ice Age Hyena to the BoneExternal link

    11.16.18 An international team that includes researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory mapped trace elements within Pleistocene fossils to learn about the life of a long-extinct subspecies of spotted hyena.

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