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How Does Mother Nature Tackle the Tough Triple Bond Found in Nitrogen?03.21.19Science Highlight

How Does Mother Nature Tackle the Tough Triple Bond Found in Nitrogen?

Researchers demystify how the nitrogenase enzyme breaks bonds to learn a better way to make ammonia. 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 »

New Model Sheds Light on Key Physics of Magnetic Islands that Can Halt Fusion Reactions02.17.19Science Highlight

New Model Sheds Light on Key Physics of Magnetic Islands that Can Halt Fusion Reactions

Surprisingly, a magnetic island does not necessarily perturb the plasma current in a dangerous way and destroy fusion performance. Read More »

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium02.11.19Science Highlight

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium

The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More »

Atomic Snapshots of Photosynthesis02.11.19Science Highlight

Atomic Snapshots of Photosynthesis

Scientists catch details with atomic resolution, potentially helping design systems to use sunlight and water to produce fuels. Read More »

Optimizing Electric Fields Yields Better Catalysts01.22.19Science Highlight

Optimizing Electric Fields Yields Better Catalysts

A careful consideration of electric fields could lead to faster industrial processes that use less energy and release less waste. Read More »

New Probe for the Secrets of Complex Interfaces01.21.19Science Highlight

New Probe for the Secrets of Complex Interfaces

Element-selective method reveals interfacial properties of materials used for water purification, catalysis, energy conversion, and more. 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 »

10.16.18Science Highlight

Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations. Read More »

Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material08.21.18Science Highlight

Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

Researchers developed a new self-generating lubricant with great potential for industrial applications. Read More »

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