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Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways 01.14.19Science Highlight

Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways

Widespread fracturing during lake drainage triggers vertical shafts to form that affect the Greenland Ice Sheet. Read More »

Microbial Types May Prove Key to Gas Releases from Thawing Permafrost 01.11.19Science Highlight

Microbial Types May Prove Key to Gas Releases from Thawing Permafrost

Scientists discover key types of microbes that degrade organic matter and release carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere. Read More »

How Plants Regulate Sugar Deposition in Cell Walls01.09.19Science Highlight

How Plants Regulate Sugar Deposition in Cell Walls

Identified genes involved in plant cell wall polysaccharide production and restructuring could aid in engineering bioenergy crops. Read More »

Small Particles Play Large Role in Tropical Thunderstorms12.18.18Science Highlight

Small Particles Play Large Role in Tropical Thunderstorms

Ultrafine aerosol particles produce bigger storm clouds and more precipitation than larger aerosols in pristine conditions. Read More »

Newly Discovered Bacteria Breaks Down Biomass11.28.18Science Highlight

Newly Discovered Bacteria Breaks Down Biomass

The bacteria from cows and other ruminants’ digestive systems could provide insights for converting corn stover and other biomass into fuels. Read More »

Tiny Titanium Barrier Halts Big Problem in Fuel-Producing Solar Cells 11.07.18Science Highlight

Tiny Titanium Barrier Halts Big Problem in Fuel-Producing Solar Cells

New design coats molecular components and dramatically improves stability under tough, oxidizing conditions. Read More »

10.29.18Science Highlight

How Plant Cells Decide When to Make Oil

Signaling mechanism details discovered, potentially leading to strategies to engineer plants that make more bio-oil. Read More »

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces09.15.18Science Highlight

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces

Scientists improve our understanding of the relationship between fundamental forces by re-creating the earliest moments of the universe. Read More »

Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas09.11.18Science Highlight

Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas

U.S. and Korean scientists show how to find and use beneficial 3-D field perturbations to stabilize dangerous edge-localized modes in plasma. Read More »

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow09.06.18Science Highlight

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow

First direct measurement show how heavy particles containing a charm quark get caught up in the flow of early universe particle soup. Read More »

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