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Community Matters When Using Algae to Produce Energy01.20.19Science Highlight

Community Matters When Using Algae to Produce Energy

Algae that turn carbon dioxide into fuel feedstock are enhanced by surrounding bacteria. Read More »

Uncovering the Microbial Food Web in Thawing Permafrost01.20.19Science Highlight

Uncovering the Microbial Food Web in Thawing Permafrost

Recovery of more than 1500 microbial genomes shines light on how carbon is metabolized as permafrost thaws. Read More »

Getting To Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change01.20.19Science Highlight

Getting To Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change

The genetics of viruses living along a permafrost thaw gradient may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change. Read More »

A Challenging Future for Tropical Forests01.18.19Science Highlight

A Challenging Future for Tropical Forests

Mortality rates of moist tropical forests are on the rise due to environmental drivers and related mechanisms. Read More »

Observing Clouds in Four Dimensions01.14.19Science Highlight

Observing Clouds in Four Dimensions

Six cameras are revolutionizing observations of shallow cumulus clouds. Read More »

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 »

New Historical Emissions Trends Estimated with the Community Emissions Data System 01.14.19Science Highlight

New Historical Emissions Trends Estimated with the Community Emissions Data System

The data system will allow for more detailed, consistent, and up-to-date global emissions trends that will aid in understanding aerosol effects. Read More »

Peering into the Mist: How Water Vapor Changes Metal at the Atomic Level01.11.19Science Highlight

Peering into the Mist: How Water Vapor Changes Metal at the Atomic Level

New insights into molecular-level processes could help prevent corrosion and improve catalytic conversion. 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 »

New Method Knocks Out Yeast Genes with Single-Point Precision01.11.19Science Highlight

New Method Knocks Out Yeast Genes with Single-Point Precision

Researchers can precisely study how different genes affect key properties in a yeast used industrially to produce fuel and chemicals. Read More »