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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 »

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?01.06.18Science Highlight

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?

The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is “eating at” the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers. Read More »

Filtering Water Better than Nature01.06.18Science Highlight

Filtering Water Better than Nature

Water passes through human-made straws faster than the “gold standard” protein, allowing us to filter seawater. Read More »

Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry01.06.18Science Highlight

Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry

An electric field switches the conductivity on and off in atomic-scale channels, which could allow for upgrades at will. Read More »

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material01.04.18Science Highlight

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material

A revolutionary material harbors magnetism and massless electrons that travel near the speed of light—for future ultrasensitive, high-efficiency electronics and sensors. Read More »

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material12.29.17Science Highlight

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material

Electrons are forced to the edge of the road on a thin sheet of tungsten ditelluride. Read More »

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA12.21.17Science Highlight

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA

Detector measures the energy a neutrino imparts to protons and neutrons to help explain the nature of matter and the universe. Read More »

Microwave heating significantly alters Alfvén waves12.19.17Science Highlight

Microwaves Can Plug Leaks in Fusion Plasmas

Microwave heating significantly alters Alfvén waves, offering insights into the physics of the waves themselves. Read More »

New Physics Understanding Provides Attractive Path for Developing Fusion Energy via a Steady-State Tokamak 12.19.17Science Highlight

New Physics Understanding Provides Attractive Path for Developing Fusion Energy via a Steady-State Tokamak

International collaborators advance physics basis for tokamak plasma confinement at low rotation, potentially benefiting a fusion reactor. Read More »

Proton-Proton Fusion: Powering the Sun12.19.17Science Highlight

Proton-Proton Fusion: Powering the Sun

Large-scale simulations of quarks promise precise view of reactions of astrophysical importance. Read More »