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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 »

Turning Wood Scraps into Tape 11.07.18Science Highlight

Turning Wood Scraps into Tape

A new chemical process converts a component of wasted wood pulp and other biomass into high-value pressure-sensitive adhesives. Read More »

Very Heavy Elements Deliver More Electrons 11.07.18Science Highlight

Very Heavy Elements Deliver More Electrons

Scientists revise understanding of the limits of bonding for very electron-rich heavy elements. Read More »

Probing Water’s “No-Man’s Land” Temperature Region11.07.18Science Highlight

Probing Water’s “No-Man’s Land” Temperature Region

Measuring the physical properties of water at previously unexplored temperatures offers insights into one of the world’s essential liquids. Read More »

Novel Soil Bacteria with Unusual Genes Synthesize Unique Antibiotic Precursors11.06.18Science Highlight

Novel Soil Bacteria with Unusual Genes Synthesize Unique Antibiotic Precursors

A large-scale soil project uncovered genetic information from bacteria with the capacity to make specialized molecules that could lead to new pharmaceuticals. Read More »

Warmer Temperatures Lengthen Growing Season, Increase Plants’ Vulnerability to Frost10.31.18Science Highlight

Warmer Temperatures Lengthen Growing Season, Increase Plants’ Vulnerability to Frost

Experimental warming treatments show how peatland forests may respond to future environmental change. 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 »

10.17.18Science Highlight

Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications. Read More »

10.17.18Science Highlight

Shining Light on the Separation of Rare Earth Metals

New studies identify key molecular characteristics to potentially separate rare earth metals cleanly and efficiently with light. Read More »

10.17.18Science Highlight

How to Make Soot and Stardust

Scientists unlock mystery that could help reduce emissions of fine particles from combustion engines and other sources. Read More »

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