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Image of microbial pili networks projecting from, and synthesized by, the cell body of Geobacter.05.01.12Science Highlight

Electricity Generation in Microbial Biofilms

Understanding how microbes use cytochromes to generate electricity in biofilms. Read More »

The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation05.01.12Science Highlight

Polar Microbes Make Fat to Keep Warm

A polar alga with lipid metabolism enzymes may prove useful harnessing algae for biodiesel production. Read More »

Distribution of the wintertime differences in the westerly transient moisture flux05.01.12Science Highlight

Models Project Greater Drought Resistance

Regional Climate Models predict greater drought resistance in southwest U.S. than General Circulation Models (GCMs). Read More »

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory photobioreactor04.01.12Science Highlight

Understanding How Bacteria Use Sunlight

New insights into the effect of light quality on bacterial metabolism and respiration. Read More »

Black ash on the summit of New Zealand’s Mount Ruapehu03.01.12Science Highlight

Black Carbon Reduces Snow Albedo

Snow reflects less solar radiation when contaminated with black carbon. Read More »

Scanning electron micrograph of dechlorinating bacterium Dehalococcoides strain BAV1.03.01.12Science Highlight

It Takes a Community to Clean up an Environment

Microbial communities solve environmental contamination. Read More »

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Southern Surveyor docked prior to participating in the Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment in Darwin, Australia.03.01.12Science Highlight

Simulating Tropical Clouds and Precipitation in Climate Models

Cloud-resolving models have difficulty representing the array of processes and scales in tropical storms. Read More »

Differences in the abundance of the types of sugar that can be extracted from four varieties of Sorgham after inoculation with the microbe Clostridium phytofermentans.02.01.12Science Highlight

New Approaches for Conversion of Plant Biomass to Ethanol

Researchers develop new assay for ease of converting plant biomass to ethanol. Read More »

Mean seasonal fields of sea ice concentration (%)02.01.12Science Highlight

How Arctic Ice Edges Erode

Does polar ice erosion come from atmospheric heating or from oceanic advection of warm waters? Read More »

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.01.01.12Science Highlight

Combining Tools to Understand Enzyme Function

New insights into metal ions at an enzyme’s active site. Read More »

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