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Stirring up a Quantum Spin-Liquid with Disorder12.12.17Science Highlight

Stirring up a Quantum Spin Liquid with Disorder

New, unexpected paradigm discovered: Disorder may actually promote an exotic quantum state, with potential for ultrafast computing. Read More »

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil 12.07.17Science Highlight

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil

Soil microbes work as both decomposers and synthesizers of carbon compounds in soil, offering new answers with impacts to crops and eco-health. Read More »

How Grasslands Regulate Their Productivity in Response to Droughts12.04.17Science Highlight

How Grasslands Regulate Their Productivity in Response to Droughts

Scientists show that grasslands are more sensitive to changes in the amount of moisture in the air than to changes in precipitation. Read More »

Building Confidence in Hydrologic Models12.04.17Science Highlight

Building Confidence in Hydrologic Models

Scientists evaluate seven models to understand how each model agrees and differs. Read More »

Making Polymer Chemistry Click11.29.17Science Highlight

Making Polymer Chemistry Click

Scientists unlock the key to efficiently make a new class of engineering polymers. Read More »

Photosynthesis without Cells: Turning Light into Fuel11.24.17Science Highlight

Photosynthesis without Cells: Turning Light into Fuel

An entirely human-made architecture produces hydrogen fuel using light, shows promise for transmitting energy in numerous applications. Read More »

A Molecular Zipper for Efficient Gas Separation11.24.17Science Highlight

A Molecular Zipper for Efficient Gas Separation

Metal-organic frameworks with chains of iron centers adsorb and release carbon monoxide with very little energy input. Read More »

Craters on Graphene: Electrons Impact11.21.17Science Highlight

Craters on Graphene: Electrons Impact

Novel defect control in graphene enables direct imaging of trapped electrons that follow Einstein’s rules. Read More »

Stover_Jastrow_Alaskan soil carbon stocks11.14.17Science Highlight

The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

A geospatial analysis determined the optimal distribution of sites needed to reliably estimate Alaska’s vast soil carbon. Read More »

Bayer_Yang_Unplugging the Cellulose Bottleneck11.14.17Science Highlight

Unplugging the Cellulose Biofuel Bottleneck

Molecular-level understanding of cellulose structure reveals why it resists degradation and could lead to cost-effective biofuels. Read More »

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