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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.
8-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops


Scientists reduce uncertainties in future climate prediction by directly coupling an energy-economy model to an Earth system model.
8-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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.
7-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Building Confidence in Hydrologic Models


Scientists evaluate seven hydrologic models to understand how each model agrees and differs.
7-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

El Nino and Liquid Water Clouds Contribute to Antarctic Melt in 2015-2016


Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) observations provide clues on atmospheric contributions to an Antarctic melt event.
7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How to Map the Phases of the Hottest Substance in the Universe


In quark-gluon plasma, which existed just after the Big Bang, quarks and gluons move freely, not part of the protons and neutrons that make up ordinary matter. Scientists supported by the DOE's Office of Science are working to understand where and...
7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Designer Yeast Consumes Plant Matter and Spits Out Fatty Alcohols for Detergents and Biofuels


Highest concentration and yield of valuable chemicals reported in industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making Polymer Chemistry Click


Scientists unlock the key to efficiently make a new class of engineering polymers.
30-Nov-2017 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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