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    Maximizing Ozone Signals

    Maximizing Ozone Signals

    New technique enables more efficient and precise estimates of trends in ozone and other atmospheric constituents within selected geographical regions and timeframes.

    How Much Water Does the World Use?

    How Much Water Does the World Use?

    Global data set shows monthly water use by irrigation, manufacturing, and other uses, helping researchers to analyze water use by region and season.

    Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought

    Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought

    Researchers link root water uptake to root traits and assess (poor) performance of common models.

    Ions on the Edge

    Ions on the Edge

    Ions at the edge of water, exposed to air, don't separate like they do when surrounded by water, offering insights for desalination and corrosion.

    First Observation of Methane's Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth's Surface

    First Observation of Methane's Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth's Surface

    Predictions of the direct impacts of greenhouse gases must account for local temperature and humidity conditions.

    Starving the Oceans

    Starving the Oceans

    Nutrients increasingly moving to the deep ocean with strong climate warming could lead to drastic drops in surface ocean life and fishery yields.

    MicroBooNE, Machine Learning, and Liquid Argon

    MicroBooNE, Machine Learning, and Liquid Argon

    The MicroBooNE experiment demonstrates the use of machine learning to interpret images made by a liquid-argon particle detector.

    ArgoNeuT Hits a Home Run with Measurements of Neutrinos in Liquid Argon

    ArgoNeuT Hits a Home Run with Measurements of Neutrinos in Liquid Argon

    Scientists developed a method to better distinguish the tracks that particles leave behind in liquid argon.

    Observing Clouds in Four Dimensions

    Observing Clouds in Four Dimensions

    Six cameras are revolutionizing observations of shallow cumulus clouds.

    Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways

    Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways

    Widespread fracturing during lake drainage triggers vertical shafts to form that affect the Greenland Ice Sheet.

    New Historical Emissions Trends Estimated with the Community Emissions Data System

    New Historical Emissions Trends Estimated with the Community Emissions Data System

    The data system will allow for more detailed, consistent, and up-to-date global emissions trends that will aid in understanding aerosol effects.

    New Method Knocks Out Yeast Genes with Single-Point Precision

    New Method Knocks Out Yeast Genes with Single-Point Precision

    Researchers can precisely study how different genes affect key properties in a yeast used industrially to produce fuel and chemicals.

    Deep Learning for Electron Microscopy

    Deep Learning for Electron Microscopy

    Artificial intelligence on Summit to discover atomic-scale structures.

    Clarifying Rates of Methylmercury Production

    Clarifying Rates of Methylmercury Production

    New model provides more accurate estimates of how fast microbes produce a mercury-based neurotoxin.

    How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water

    How to Best Predict Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Water

    Scientists determine the accuracy of computational methods used to study the sulfate radical approach to purifying water.

    Small Particles Play Large Role in Tropical Thunderstorms

    Small Particles Play Large Role in Tropical Thunderstorms

    Ultrafine aerosol particles produce bigger storm clouds and more precipitation than larger aerosols in pristine conditions.

    Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature

    Ice Formed by Contact Freezing: Pressure Matters, Not Just Temperature

    Distortion of water droplet surface may increase the likelihood of the droplet freezing.

    Subtlety and the Selective Art of Separating Lanthanides

    Subtlety and the Selective Art of Separating Lanthanides

    Unexpected molecular interactions involving water clusters have a subtle, yet profound, effect on extractants picking their targets.

    Review Examines the Science and Needs of Nitrogen-Based Transformations

    Review Examines the Science and Needs of Nitrogen-Based Transformations

    Advances in biochemistry and catalysis could lead to faster, greener nitrogen-rich fertilizer.

    New Technology Consistently Identifies Proteins from a Dozen Cells

    New Technology Consistently Identifies Proteins from a Dozen Cells

    A new platform melding microfluidics and robotics allows more in-depth bioanalysis with fewer cells than ever before.

    Optimal Foraging: How Soil Microbes Adapt to Nutrient Constraints

    Optimal Foraging: How Soil Microbes Adapt to Nutrient Constraints

    How microbial communities adjust to nutrient-poor soils at the genomic and proteomic level gives scientists insights into land use.

    Rising Stars Seek to Learn from the Master: Mother Nature

    Rising Stars Seek to Learn from the Master: Mother Nature

    A trio of scientists was recognized for their early career successes in uncovering how microbes produce fuel, insights that could change our energy portfolio

    How Plant Cells Decide When to Make Oil

    How Plant Cells Decide When to Make Oil

    Signaling mechanism details discovered, potentially leading to strategies to engineer plants that make more bio-oil.

    Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

    Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

    Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications.

    Shining Light on the Separation of Rare Earth Metals

    Shining Light on the Separation of Rare Earth Metals

    New studies identify key molecular characteristics to potentially separate rare earth metals cleanly and efficiently with light.