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Renewable Solvents Derived From Lignin Lowers Waste in Biofuel Production06.01.18Science Highlight

Renewable Solvents Derived From Lignin Lower Waste in Biofuel Production

New class of solvents breaks down plant biomass into sugars for biofuels and bioproducts in a closed-loop biorefinery concept. Read More »

Keeping Tabs on Polysulfides in Batteries04.25.18Science Highlight

Keeping Tabs on Polysulfides in Batteries

Optimizing lithium-sulfur battery electrolytes for long life. Read More »

A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies04.24.18Science Highlight

A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

Catalog of candidate genes involved in plant-microbe relationships. Read More »

A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes04.24.18Science Highlight

A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes

Researchers develop a method of identifying gene expression patterns in drought-resistant plants. Read More »

A Game Changer: Protein Clustering Powered by Supercomputers04.23.18Science Highlight

A Game Changer: Protein Clustering Powered by Supercomputers

New algorithm lets biologists harness massively parallel supercomputers to make sense of a “data deluge.” Read More »

Rewriting Resistance: Genetic Changes Increase Crops’ Biomass and Sugar Release 03.26.18Science Highlight

Rewriting Resistance: Genetic Changes Increase Crops’ Biomass and Sugar Release

Using genetic engineering, scientists improve biomass growth and conversion in woody and grassy feedstocks. Read More »

Measuring the Glow of Plants from Below03.26.18Science Highlight

Measuring the Glow of Plants from Below

Novel observations suggest a great potential of measuring global gross primary production via solar-induced fluorescence. Read More »

Scaling Plant Traits Stymied by Uncertainty in Measured Global Photosynthesis03.19.18Science Highlight

Scaling Plant Traits Stymied by Uncertainty in Measured Global Photosynthesis

Multiple plausible hypotheses in how maximum photosynthetic rates scale across the Earth lead to substantial variability in predicting carbon uptake. Read More »

Turning Up the Heat on Remote Research Plots Without Electricity03.19.18Science Highlight

Turning Up the Heat on Remote Research Plots Without Electricity

Flexible, tunable technique warms plants without need for electricity, aiding ecosystem research in remote locales. Read More »

Engineering Yeast Tolerance to a Promising Biomass Deconstruction Solvent03.19.18Science Highlight

Engineering Yeast Tolerance to a Promising Biomass Deconstruction Solvent

Chemical genomic-guided engineering of gamma-valerolactone-tolerant yeast. Read More »

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