Distortion of water droplet surface may increase the likelihood of the droplet freezing.
Future Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice Cover Could Contribute to the Substantial Decrease in California's Rainfall
A new modeling framework helps understand the consequences of future sea-ice loss in the Arctic.
A new phenomena forms vortices that trap particles, impeding electron avalanches that harm fusion reactors.
Researchers discover how certain bacteria may safeguard plant growth during a drought, making way for strategies to improve crop productivity.
The mechanism responsible for creating intense magnetic fields in laser-driven plasmas also helps tear the fields apart.
Unexpected molecular interactions involving water clusters have a subtle, yet profound, effect on extractants picking their targets.
Advances in biochemistry and catalysis could lead to faster, greener nitrogen-rich fertilizer.
New method takes a snapshot every millisecond of groups of light-scattering particles, showing what happens during industrially relevant reactions.
A new platform melding microfluidics and robotics allows more in-depth bioanalysis with fewer cells than ever before.
How microbial communities adjust to nutrient-poor soils at the genomic and proteomic level gives scientists insights into land use.
Analyses of natural communities forming soil crusts agree with laboratory studies of isolated microbe-metabolite relationships.
Evidence suggests that biorefineries can accept various feedstocks without negatively impacting the amount of ethanol produced per acre.
New, easily prepared starting material opens access to learning more about a difficult-to-control element in nuclear waste.
New design coats molecular components and dramatically improves stability under tough, oxidizing conditions.
A new chemical process converts a component of wasted wood pulp and other biomass into high-value pressure-sensitive adhesives.
Scientists revise understanding of the limits of bonding for very electron-rich heavy elements.
Measuring the physical properties of water at previously unexplored temperatures offers insights into one of the world's essential liquids.
A large-scale soil project uncovered genetic information from bacteria with the capacity to make specialized molecules that could lead to new pharmaceuticals.
Experimental warming treatments show how peatland forests may respond to future environmental change.
A trio of scientists was recognized for their early career successes in uncovering how microbes produce fuel, insights that could change our energy portfolio
Signaling mechanism details discovered, potentially leading to strategies to engineer plants that make more bio-oil.
Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications.
New studies identify key molecular characteristics to potentially separate rare earth metals cleanly and efficiently with light.
Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations.
Scientists unlock mystery that could help reduce emissions of fine particles from combustion engines and other sources.