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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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