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Drought Stress Changes Microbes Living at Sorghum’s Roots

Scientists explore how drought-tolerant plants communicate to nearby microorganisms, suggesting ways to engineer more resilient bioenergy crops.
18-Dec-2018 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


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.
18-Dec-2018 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


Small Particles Play Large Role in Tropical Thunderstorms

Ultrafine aerosol particles produce bigger storm clouds and more precipitation than larger aerosols in pristine conditions.
18-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


How to Get Nuanced Details at the Top of the World

Scientists devise new approach that gathers data on the interplay between permafrost, soil, and vegetation.
17-Dec-2018 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

Distortion of water droplet surface may increase the likelihood of the droplet freezing.
14-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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.
13-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Drawn into a Whirlpool: A New Way to Stop Dangerous Fast Electrons in a Fusion Device

A new phenomena forms vortices that trap particles, impeding electron avalanches that harm fusion reactors.
12-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


During Droughts, Bacteria Help Sorghum Continue Growing

Researchers discover how certain bacteria may safeguard plant growth during a drought, making way for strategies to improve crop productivity.
12-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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