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A Detailed View of the Ancestor of Photosynthesis

The symmetrical light-gathering, energy-producing complex offers insights into how modern photosystems evolved.
21-Mar-2019 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Sampling Guts of Live Moose to Understand How They Break Down Biomass

First-of-a-kind study advances understanding of microbial and viral communities involved in biomass breakdown.
15-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: The Surprising Structure of Uranium Bound in Hematite

An atomic view of how toxic uranium binds to iron minerals in the environment enables better predictions of its behavior.
14-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How Injected Microbes Persist in Hydraulically Fractured Shale

Scientists reveal the importance of an amino acid that supplies energy and protection for microbial communities deep underground.
14-Mar-2019 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Unique Interface and Unexpected Behavior Help Explain How Heavy Metals Act

Three types of water molecules form around a platinum-based ion, offering insights for waste processing and metal refining.
12-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Taming the Chameleon Element Takes a Dream Team of Experts

An intense, diverse group at the IDREAM Energy Frontier Research Center is providing answers around aluminum and other troublemakers in waste from Cold War-era nuclear arsenal production.
12-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


To Grow or Not to Grow? That Is the Question for Plants

Scientists show metabolic tradeoffs result from a specific change to the grow-defend balance.
12-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Forming the Ion that Made the Universe

Research offers details on the chemistry of trihydrogen ion.
8-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming

Even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants, improving and even enabling agriculture in semi-arid areas.
21-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT


Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast,...
20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT


Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.
19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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