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08.10.16Science Highlight

Sugar Hitches a Ride on Sea Spray

Sticky molecules hop aboard oily floaters and may influence the amount of sunlight reflected by marine clouds. Read More »

08.02.16Science Highlight

Estimating Global Energy Use for Water-Related Processes

Scientists find that water-related energy consumption is increasing across the globe, with pronounced differences across regions and sectors. Read More »

Estimating Rainfall 07.29.16Science Highlight

New Radars for Estimating Rainfall Installed at ARM Sites

Data derived from these instruments will support climate model simulations of cloud processes.

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Modeling Water Runoff07.29.16Science Highlight

Modeling Choices and the Effects of Water Runoff on Plant Productivity

Understanding differences in modeling soil water will help scientists simulate how this moisture affects the climate. Read More »

Graber New Technique07.29.16Science Highlight

New Technique Shows Protein Changes in Intact Microbial Communities

Mass spectrometry and high-performance computing combined, allowing scientists to study proteins that link internal processes to community attributes.

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07.28.16Science Highlight

Microbial Activity in the Subsurface Contributes to Greenhouse Gas Fluxes

Natural carbon dioxide production from deep subsurface soils contributes significantly to emissions, even in a semiarid floodplain. Read More »

07.27.16Science Highlight

Climate Study Finds Human Fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere

New analysis uses detection and attribution methods to establish multiyear trends of vegetation growth in northern-extratropical latitudes. Read More »

Researchers are exploring the use of ionic liquids as a biomass pretreatment.06.30.16Science Highlight

Closing the Loop: Ionic Liquids from Biomass Waste Could Pretreat Plants Destined for Biofuels

Recycling waste from biofuel production could lower cost for future biorefineries. Read More »

An electron micrograph shows rod-shaped E. coli secreting oil droplets containing biodiesel fuel, along with fatty acids and alcohol.06.30.16Science Highlight

Engineering E. coli for Biofuel, Bioproduct Production

A novel E. coli fatty acid biosynthesis system could more efficiently convert biomass to desired products. Read More »

A mixed-grass community prairie in Iowa.06.30.16Science Highlight

Elevated Carbon Dioxide Suppresses Dominant Plant Species in a Mixed-Grass Prairie

Community composition is vital to managing native grasslands amid climate and precipitation variations. Read More »

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