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Monoterpene ‘Themometer’ of Tropical Forest11.13.17Science Highlight

A Chemical Thermometer for Tropical Forests

Monoterpene measures how certain forests respond to heat stress. Read More »

Long term decomposition11.13.17Science Highlight

Where a Leaf Lands and Lies Influences Carbon Levels in Soil for Years to Come

Whether carbon comes from leaves or needles affects how fast it decomposes, but where it ends up determines how long it’s available. Read More »

10.23.17Science Highlight

Tree Mortality and Droughts: A Global Perspective

Stress-induced embolisms that interrupt water transport are a universal component of tree mortality. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Discovering the Genetic Timekeepers in Bioenergy Crops

A new class of plant-specific genes required for flowering control in temperate grasses is found. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

New Technology Illuminates Microbial Dark Matter

Demonstrating the microfluidic-based, mini-metagenomics approach on samples from hot springs shows how scientists can delve into microbes that can’t be cultivated in a laboratory. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Tiny Green Algae Reveal Large Genomic Variation

First complete picture of genetic variations in a natural algal population could help explain how environmental changes affect global carbon cycles. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

A Complex Little Alga that Lives by the Sea

The genetic material of Porphyra umbilicalis reveals the mechanisms by which it thrives in the stressful intertidal zone at the edge of the ocean. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Understanding the Rice Genome for Bioenergy Research

Genome-wide rice studies yield first major, large-scale collection of mutations for grass model crops, vital to boosting biofuel production. Read More »

09.07.17Science Highlight

Fungi: Gene Activator Role Discovered

Specific modifications to fungi DNA may hold the secret to turning common plant degradation agents into biofuel producers Read More »

09.07.17Science Highlight

First Look at a Living Cell Membrane

Neutrons provide the solution to nanoscale examination of living cell membrane and confirm the existence of lipid rafts. Read More »

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