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06.14.17Science Highlight

The Rise of Giant Viruses

Research reveals that giant viruses acquire genes piecemeal from others, with implications for bioenergy production and environmental cleanup. Read More »

06.14.17Science Highlight

Grasses: The Secrets behind Their Success

Researchers find a grass gene affecting how plants manage water and carbon dioxide that could be useful to growing biofuel crops on marginal land. Read More »

06.14.17Science Highlight

Mountaintop Plants and Soils to Become Out of Sync

Plants and soil microbes may be altered by climate warming at different rates and in different ways, meaning vital nutrient patterns could be misaligned. Read More »

06.13.17Science Highlight

New Perspectives into Arctic Cloud Phases

Teamwork provides insight into complicated cloud processes that are important to potential environmental changes in the Arctic. Read More »

06.13.17Science Highlight

If a Tree Falls in the Amazon

For the first time, scientists pinpointed how often storms topple trees, helping to predict how changes in Amazonia affect the world. Read More »

06.13.17Science Highlight

Turning Waste into Fuels, Microbial Style

A newly discovered metabolic process linking different bacteria in a community could enhance bioenergy production. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

New Software Tools Streamline DNA Sequence Design-and-Build Process

These enhanced tools will accelerate gene discovery and characterization, vital for new forms of fuel production. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

Getting the Ice Right in Global Models

Aircraft data show that ice particles are smaller and fall faster than models had assumed; correcting this issue in models improves simulation of deep, raining cloud systems. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

Unraveling the Mysteries of Arctic Clouds

Data from three Arctic measurement sites show how clouds, temperature, and water vapor impact the Arctic surface energy budget, which could enhance future warming and sea ice melt. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

Groundwater Flow Is Key for Modeling the Global Water Cycle

Water table depth and groundwater flow are vital to understanding the amount of water that plants transmit to the atmosphere. Read More »

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