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DRIFTing to Fast, Precise Data 01.16.18Science Highlight

DRIFTing to Fast, Precise Data

Non-destructive technique identifies key variations in Alaskan soils, quickly providing insights into carbon levels. Read More »

Remotely Predicting Leaf Age in Tropical Forests01.10.18Science Highlight

Remotely Predicting Leaf Age in Tropical Forests

New approach offers data across species, sites, and canopies, providing insights into carbon uptake by forests. Read More »

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil 12.07.17Science Highlight

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil

Soil microbes work as both decomposers and synthesizers of carbon compounds in soil, offering new answers with impacts to crops and eco-health. Read More »

Designer Yeast Consumes Plant Matter and Spits Out Fatty Alcohols for Detergents and Biofuels 12.07.17Science Highlight

Designer Yeast Consumes Plant Matter and Spits Out Fatty Alcohols for Detergents and Biofuels

Highest concentration and yield of valuable chemicals reported in industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Read More »

Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops12.06.17Science Highlight

Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops

Scientists reduce uncertainties in future climate prediction by directly coupling an energy-economy model to an Earth system model. Read More »

How Grasslands Regulate Their Productivity in Response to Droughts12.04.17Science Highlight

How Grasslands Regulate Their Productivity in Response to Droughts

Scientists show that grasslands are more sensitive to changes in the amount of moisture in the air than to changes in precipitation. Read More »

Building Confidence in Hydrologic Models12.04.17Science Highlight

Building Confidence in Hydrologic Models

Scientists evaluate seven models to understand how each model agrees and differs. Read More »

El Niño and Liquid Water Clouds Contribute to Antarctic Melt in 2015-201612.01.17Science Highlight

El Niño and Liquid Water Clouds Contribute to Antarctic Melt in 2015-2016

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) observations provide clues on atmospheric contributions to an Antarctic melt event. Read More »

Stover_Jastrow_Alaskan soil carbon stocks11.14.17Science Highlight

The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

A geospatial analysis determined the optimal distribution of sites needed to reliably estimate Alaska’s vast soil carbon. Read More »

Bayer_Yang_Unplugging the Cellulose Bottleneck11.14.17Science Highlight

Unplugging the Cellulose Biofuel Bottleneck

Molecular-level understanding of cellulose structure reveals why it resists degradation and could lead to cost-effective biofuels. Read More »

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