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From 100,000 to 8: Representing Complex Aerosol Patterns with Far Fewer Particles02.10.18Science Highlight

From 100,000 to 8: Representing Complex Aerosol Patterns with Far Fewer Particles

Study shows how aerosols interacting with clouds can be accurately captured by sparse set of representative particles. Read More »

Rewriting Resistance: Genetic Changes Increase Crops’ Biomass and Sugar Release 02.02.18Science Highlight

Putting the P in Photosynthesis of Tropical Forests

Including phosphorus (P) in predictions of photosynthesis may improve models of tropical forests where the supply of the nutrient is limited. Read More »

Exploring Past, Present, and Future Water Availability Regionally, Globally01.16.18Science Highlight

Exploring Past, Present, and Future Water Availability Regionally, Globally

New open-source software simulates river and runoff resources. Read More »

Arctic Photosynthetic Capacity and Carbon Dioxide 01.16.18Science Highlight

Arctic Photosynthetic Capacity and Carbon Dioxide Assimilation Underestimated by Terrestrial Biosphere Models

New measurements offer data vital to projecting plant response to environmental changes. Read More »

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 »

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