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10.08.17Science Highlight

New Technology Illuminates Microbial Dark Matter

Demonstrating the microfluidic-based, mini-metagenomics approach on samples from hot springs shows how scientists can delve into microbes that can’t be cultivated in a laboratory. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Tiny Green Algae Reveal Large Genomic Variation

First complete picture of genetic variations in a natural algal population could help explain how environmental changes affect global carbon cycles. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

A Complex Little Alga that Lives by the Sea

The genetic material of Porphyra umbilicalis reveals the mechanisms by which it thrives in the stressful intertidal zone at the edge of the ocean. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Understanding the Rice Genome for Bioenergy Research

Genome-wide rice studies yield first major, large-scale collection of mutations for grass model crops, vital to boosting biofuel production. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

Explorations of the Universal Glue

The newly upgraded CEBAF Accelerator opens door to strong force studies. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Bringing Visual “Magic” to Light

Scientists create widely controllable ultrathin optical components that allow virtual objects to be projected in real environments. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Speeding Materials Discovery Puts Solar Fuels on the Fast Track to Commercial Viability

New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Water in One Dimension

Confined within tiny carbon nanotubes, extremely cold water molecules line up in a highly ordered chain. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Adding Stress Boosts Performance, Stability for Fuel Cells

Scientists design outstanding catalysts by controlling the composition and shape of these tiny plate-like structures on the nanoscale. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Drawing at the One-Nanometer Length Scale

Scientists set record resolution for patterning materials at sizes as small as a single nanometer using microscope-based lithography. Read More »