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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 »

Drought Stress Changes Microbes Living at Sorghum’s Roots12.18.18Science Highlight

Drought Stress Changes Microbes Living at Sorghum’s Roots

Scientists explore how drought-tolerant plants communicate to nearby microorganisms, suggesting ways to engineer more resilient bioenergy crops. Read More »

How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water12.12.18Science Highlight

How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water

Scientists determine the accuracy of computational methods used to study the sulfate radical approach to purifying water. Read More »

How to Get Nuanced Details at the Top of the World12.12.18Science Highlight

How to Get Nuanced Details at the Top of the World

Scientists devise new approach that gathers data on the interplay between permafrost, soil, and vegetation. Read More »

Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature12.12.18Science Highlight

Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature

Distortion of water droplet surface may increase the likelihood of the droplet freezing. Read More »

Future Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice Cover Could Contribute to the Substantial Decrease in California’s Rainfall 12.12.18Science Highlight

Future Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice Cover Could Contribute to the Substantial Decrease in California’s Rainfall

A new modeling framework helps understand the consequences of future sea-ice loss in the Arctic. Read More »

During Droughts, Bacteria Help Sorghum Continue Growing12.11.18Science Highlight

During Droughts, Bacteria Help Sorghum Continue Growing

Researchers discover how certain bacteria may safeguard plant growth during a drought, making way for strategies to improve crop productivity. Read More »

The Biermann Battery Effect: Spontaneous Generation of Magnetic Fields and Their Severing12.06.18Science Highlight

The Biermann Battery Effect: Spontaneous Generation of Magnetic Fields and Their Severing

The mechanism responsible for creating intense magnetic fields in laser-driven plasmas also helps tear the fields apart. Read More »

Drawn into a Whirlpool: A New Way to Stop Dangerous Fast Electrons in a Fusion Device12.06.18Science Highlight

Drawn into a Whirlpool: A New Way to Stop Dangerous Fast Electrons in a Fusion Device

A new phenomena forms vortices that trap particles, impeding electron avalanches that harm fusion reactors. Read More »

Subtlety and the Selective Art of Separating Lanthanides 12.06.18Science Highlight

Subtlety and the Selective Art of Separating Lanthanides

Unexpected molecular interactions involving water clusters have a subtle, yet profound, effect on extractants picking their targets. Read More »

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