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A Simplified Way to Predict the Function of Microbial Communities02.28.19Science Highlight

A Simplified Way to Predict the Function of Microbial Communities

A pioneering study offers an easier approach to study how microbes work and could help scientists advance models of the cycling of elements and nutrients in frequently flooded soils. Read More »

Unexpected Complexity: A 3D Look into Plant Root Relationships with Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria02.27.19Science Highlight

Unexpected Complexity: A 3D Look into Plant Root Relationships with Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria

Scientists develop a molecular map of metabolic products of bacteria in root nodules to aid sustainable agriculture. Read More »

Maximizing Ozone Signals02.27.19Science Highlight

Maximizing Ozone Signals

New technique enables more efficient and precise estimates of trends in ozone and other atmospheric constituents within selected geographical regions and timeframes. Read More »

How Much Water Does the World Use?02.27.19Science Highlight

How Much Water Does the World Use?

Global data set shows monthly water use by irrigation, manufacturing, and other uses, helping researchers to analyze water use by region and season. 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 »

First Observation of Methane’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface 02.26.19Science Highlight

First Observation of Methane’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface

Predictions of the direct impacts of greenhouse gases must account for local temperature and humidity conditions. Read More »

Who Can Sort the Rain? 02.26.19Science Highlight

Who Can Sort the Rain?

Surface measurements of rain drop sizes shed light on cloud processes and cloud types. Read More »

Why Toxic Methylmercury Production Increased in a Great Lakes Estuary02.25.19Science Highlight

Why Toxic Methylmercury Production Increased in a Great Lakes Estuary

Research offers evidence that microbes and organic matter raise toxin levels, potentially helping improve mercury monitoring. Read More »

Gust or Bust: Blustery Winds Important for Modeling Tropical Rainfall 02.25.19Science Highlight

Gust or Bust: Blustery Winds Important for Modeling Tropical Rainfall

Researchers find gusty winds increase surface evaporation that drives summer rainstorms in the Tropical West Pacific. Read More »

Starving the Oceans02.24.19Science Highlight

Starving the Oceans

Nutrients increasingly moving to the deep ocean with strong climate warming could lead to drastic drops in surface ocean life and fishery yields. Read More »

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