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08.31.17Science Highlight

Carbon in Floodplain Unlikely to Cycle into the Atmosphere

Microbes leave a large fraction of carbon in anoxic sediments untouched, a key finding for understanding how watersheds influence Earth’s ecosystem. Read More »

08.31.17Science Highlight

Bacterial Cell Wall Changes Produce More Fatty Molecules

New strategy significantly increases the production and secretion of biofuel building block lipids in bacteria able to grow at industrial scales. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Seedlings Face Uphill Battle with Climate Change

Some pine trees may have trouble gaining a foothold above the treeline. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Soils Could Release Much More Carbon than Expected as Climate Warms

Deeper soil layers are more sensitive to warming than previously thought. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Scientists Program Yeast to Turn Plant Sugars into Biodiesel

Redox metabolism was engineered in Yarrowia lipolytica to increase the availability of reducing molecules needed for lipid production. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Weaving a Fermented Path to Nylons

Microbial enzymes create precursors of nylon while avoiding harsh chemicals and energy-demanding heat. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Loosening of Lignocellulose: Switchgrass and Success in Sugar Release

Introduced traits remain stable, improving biofuel production in a field setting. Read More »

07.11.17Science Highlight

Unraveling the Molecular Complexity of Cellular Machines and Environmental Processes

State-of-the-art mass spectrometer delivers unprecedented capability to scientists. Read More »

07.11.17Science Highlight

Speeding Up Catalysts for Energy Storage

Researchers develop the fastest synthetic catalyst for producing hydrogen gas, potentially leading to a new environmentally friendly, affordable fuel. Read More »

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 »

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