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    Kernels of Knowledge: How Land-Use Decisions Affect Crop Productivity

    Kernels of Knowledge: How Land-Use Decisions Affect Crop Productivity

    Model predicts smaller decrease in total corn yields than previous estimates.

    Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

    Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

    Researchers developed a new self-generating lubricant with great potential for industrial applications.

    Auroras on the Moon? Which Moon?

    Auroras on the Moon? Which Moon?

    Charged particles emanating from Jupiter's magnetosphere are powered up to create the northern and southern lights on Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon.

    Higher Plasma Densities, More Efficient Tokamaks

    Higher Plasma Densities, More Efficient Tokamaks

    In magnetic confinement fusion devices known as tokamaks, the maximum operational density limits the efficiency and now we know how this limit may be overcome.

    Neutral Particle Beams Work Better by Working Smarter

    Neutral Particle Beams Work Better by Working Smarter

    Enabling beams to respond to plasma conditions in real time allows scientists to avoid instabilities and raise performance.

    Flying Focus: Controlling Lasers Over Long Distances

    Flying Focus: Controlling Lasers Over Long Distances

    New technique allows the spatiotemporal control of laser intensity, potentially changing the way laser-based accelerators are optimized.

    Deep Learning Stretches Up to Scientific Supercomputers

    Deep Learning Stretches Up to Scientific Supercomputers

    Collaboration powers machine learning software that performs data analytics on petabyte-sized data sets in series of successful test runs.

    Complex Networks Identify Genes for Biofuel Crops

    Complex Networks Identify Genes for Biofuel Crops

    Systems biology leads the way to exascale computing on Summit supercomputer.

    Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS

    Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS

    Scientists add active control to design capabilities for new lightweight flat optical devices.

    Sugar-Coated Sheets Selectively Target Pathogens

    Sugar-Coated Sheets Selectively Target Pathogens

    Researchers design self-assembling nanosheets that mimic the surface of cells.

    As Future Batteries, Hybrid Supercapacitors Are Super-Charged

    As Future Batteries, Hybrid Supercapacitors Are Super-Charged

    A new supercapacitor could be a competitive alternative to lithium-ion batteries.

    Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance

    Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance

    Study reveals surprising, bad chemical reactivity in battery components previously considered compatible.

    Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis

    Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis

    Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock.

    How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus

    How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus

    Scientists use ion beams to write high-purity metal structures, enabling nanofabrication opportunities.

    Cracking the Code of Superconductivity and Magnetism

    Cracking the Code of Superconductivity and Magnetism

    Neutron probes and theory reveal how electrons cooperate at lower temperatures.

    The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

    The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

    Scientists are developing better models that describe both neutrino and antineutrino data, which can offer insights into the nature of the universe.

    A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

    A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

    Catalog of candidate genes involved in plant-microbe relationships.

    Worm-Inspired Tough Materials

    Worm-Inspired Tough Materials

    Scientists mimic a worm's lethal jaw to design and form resilient materials.

    Scientists Have Overestimated Meteor Sizes

    Scientists Have Overestimated Meteor Sizes

    First demonstration of high-pressure metastability mapping with ultrafast X-ray diffraction shows objects aren't as large as previously thought.

    Rewriting Resistance: Genetic Changes Increase Crops' Biomass and Sugar Release

    Rewriting Resistance: Genetic Changes Increase Crops' Biomass and Sugar Release

    Using genetic engineering, scientists improve biomass growth and conversion in woody and grassy feedstocks.

    Measuring the Glow of Plants From Below

    Measuring the Glow of Plants From Below

    Novel observations suggest a great potential of measuring global gross primary production via solar-induced fluorescence.

    Scaling Plant Traits Stymied by Uncertainty in Measured Global Photosynthesis

    Scaling Plant Traits Stymied by Uncertainty in Measured Global Photosynthesis

    Multiple plausible hypotheses in how maximum photosynthetic rates scale across the Earth lead to substantial variability in predicting carbon uptake.

    Unlocking On-Package Memory's Effects on High-Performance Computing's Scientific Kernels

    Unlocking On-Package Memory's Effects on High-Performance Computing's Scientific Kernels

    Intuitive visual analytical model better explains complex architectural scenarios and offers general design principles.

    It's Not Part of the Problem, but Part of the Solution

    It's Not Part of the Problem, but Part of the Solution

    Americium(III) is selectively and efficiently separated from europium(III) by an extractant in an ionic liquid.

    Researchers Decipher the Structure of a Bacterial Microcompartment

    Researchers Decipher the Structure of a Bacterial Microcompartment

    The geometric complexities uncovered provide insights into how these mini-organs get assembled, potentially of interest for fuel production.