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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.
18-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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.
17-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Science Up-Close: Developing a Cookbook for Efficient Fusion Energy

To develop a future fusion reactor, scientists need to understand how and why plasma in fusion experiments moves into a “high-confinement mode” where particles and heat can’t escape. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma...
17-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Peering into the Mist: How Water Vapor Changes Metal at the Atomic Level

New insights into molecular-level processes could help prevent corrosion and improve catalytic conversion.
16-Jan-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


Microbial Types May Prove Key to Gas Releases from Thawing Permafrost

Scientists discover key types of microbes that degrade organic matter and release carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere.
15-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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.
14-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


How Plants Regulate Sugar Deposition in Cell Walls

Identified genes involved in plant cell wall polysaccharide production and restructuring could aid in engineering bioenergy crops.
10-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists Identify Gene Cluster in Budding Yeasts with Major Implications for Renewable Energy

How yeast partition carbon into a metabolite may offer insights into boosting production for biofuels.
9-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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