Soil science: Healing our planet’s ills from the ground up

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Under our feet and ubiquitous, lowly soil can be easily overlooked when it comes to addressing climate change and population growth. But in the January-February issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal, a team …

Scaling up: The future of nanoscience

In the late 1950s, Richard Feynman famously imagined a science where researchers and engineers could achieve remarkable feats by manipulating matter and creating structures all the way down to the level of individual atoms.
Now, over fifty years a…

UCSD engineers give solar power a boost

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That’s why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working on technologies and…

Jefferson Lab laser twinkles in rare color

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They’ve just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times brighter than that generate…

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: November highlights

The November issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings includes three articles with leading research, highlighted below.
Khat Chewing Increases Risk of Stroke and Death in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers found th…

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