Magnesium ions move very fast to enable a new class of battery materials.
Scientists directly see how the atoms in a magnesium-based battery fit into the structure of electrodes.
Scientists mimic a worm's lethal jaw to design and form resilient materials.
Converting laser light into nuclear vibrations is key to switching a material's properties on and off for future electronics.
Scientists demonstrated that powerful acids heal certain structural defects in synthetic films.
Novel engineered polymers assemble buckyballs into columns using a conventional coating process.
Lasting just a few hundred billionths of a billionth of a second, these bursts offer new tool to study chemistry and magnetism.
First demonstration of high-pressure metastability mapping with ultrafast X-ray diffraction shows objects aren't as large as previously thought.
Using genetic engineering, scientists improve biomass growth and conversion in woody and grassy feedstocks.
Novel observations suggest a great potential of measuring global gross primary production via solar-induced fluorescence.
Multiple plausible hypotheses in how maximum photosynthetic rates scale across the Earth lead to substantial variability in predicting carbon uptake.
Exotic material exhibits an optical response in enormous disproportion to the stimulus -- larger than in any known crystal.
Flexible, tunable technique warms plants without need for electricity, aiding ecosystem research in remote locales.
Chemical genomic-guided engineering of gamma-valerolactone-tolerant yeast.
Certain species of trees retain stored water, limit root growth to survive three months without water.
Intuitive visual analytical model better explains complex architectural scenarios and offers general design principles.
High-performance computing reveals the relationship between DNA and phosphorous uptake.
Supercomputer simulations predict how E. coli adapts to environmental stresses.
Americium(III) is selectively and efficiently separated from europium(III) by an extractant in an ionic liquid.
Electronic and structure richness arise from the merger of semiconducting molecules of carbon buckyballs and 2-D graphene.
Tracking atoms is crucial to improving the efficiency of next-generation perovskite solar cells.
Iron may be more valuable than platinum. Sometimes.
Global models may be underestimating net wetland methane emissions.
The geometric complexities uncovered provide insights into how these mini-organs get assembled, potentially of interest for fuel production.
The CUORE experiment set the tightest limits yet on the rare decay of tellurium-130, providing insights into the nature of neutrinos.