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03.03.17Science Highlight

New CRISPR-Cas, Gene Editing Systems, Discovered in Vast DNA Sequence Dataset

Researchers discover the first CRISPR-Cas9 system in archaea, which may enable new technologies for biological research. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

Microbial Community Interactions Drive Methane Consumption in Lakes

Understanding interactions among organisms in complex microbial communities sheds new light on a globally significant environmental process. Read More »

02.27.17Science Highlight

The Brown Rot Two-Step

Understanding how brown rot fungi degrade wood could lead to new tools for more efficient biofuel production.  Read More »

02.23.17Science Highlight

Controlling the Stiffness of a Material at the Nanoscale

Use of electric fields to reversibly change a material’s hardness by up to 30 percent promises new functionalities for microphones and sensors. Read More »

02.17.17Science Highlight

Hydraulic Fluids Hospitable for Microbes

For the first time, scientists analyzed the genetic material of surface microbes that are colonizing the deep subsurface, where they are adapting and thriving.

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02.16.17Science Highlight

Unlocking Peptide Potential

New computational methods may enable custom-designed drugs.

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02.16.17Science Highlight

Soil Will Absorb Less Atmospheric Carbon than Expected This Century

An analysis suggests models overestimate soil’s potential for carbon sequestration. Read More »

02.16.17Science Highlight

Mighty Microbes Roil Oceans

New Model Reveals the Significant Role of Microbes in Oceanic Nutrient and Energy. Read More »

02.13.17Science Highlight

ARM Data Is for the Birds

Scientists use LIDAR and radar data to study bird migration patterns, thanks to the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility. Read More »

02.01.17Science Highlight

Chemistry for the Bottom of the Periodic Table

Techniques to investigate chemical properties of super heavy elements lead to improved methods for separating heavy metals. Read More »

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