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To Grow or Not to Grow? That Is the Question for Plants03.04.19Science Highlight

To Grow or Not to Grow? That Is the Question for Plants

Scientists show metabolic tradeoffs result from a specific change to the grow-defend balance. Read More »

Forming the Ion that Made the Universe03.04.19Science Highlight

Forming the Ion that Made the Universe

Research offers details on the chemistry of the trihydrogen ion. Read More »

Water: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way03.01.19Science Highlight

Water: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

Elegant theory shows how water helps separate ions involved in material synthesis and manufacturing. Read More »

Seeing Coherent Patterns at the Microscopic Scale03.01.19Science Highlight

Seeing Coherent Patterns at the Microscopic Scale

Review highlights insights into coherence, which could help overcome roadblocks in next-generation energy systems. Read More »

Squeezed Quantum Dots Produce More Stable Light03.01.19Science Highlight

Squeezed Quantum Dots Produce More Stable Light

Exploiting a strain-engineering approach could provide nanoscale light sources with a nonfluctuating emission wavelength for use in sensors, quantum communication, and imaging. Read More »

Ions on the Edge03.01.19Science Highlight

Ions on the Edge

Ions at the edge of water, exposed to air, don’t separate like they do when surrounded by water, offering insights for desalination and corrosion. Read More »

Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought02.26.19Science Highlight

Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought

Researchers link root water uptake to root traits and assess (poor) performance of common models. Read More »

Silicon and a State of Shock02.19.19Science Highlight

Silicon and a State of Shock

A novel experimental geometry at the Linac Coherent Light Source reveals, for the first time, how silicon responds to shocks similar to those in a planet’s core. Read More »

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium02.11.19Science Highlight

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium

The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More »

Early “Fossils” Formed by Tectonics, not Life02.11.19Science Highlight

Early “Fossils” Formed by Tectonics, not Life

The 3.7-billion-year-old structures were considered the first evidence for life on the planet; new evidence suggests differently. Read More »

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