New method lets scientists peer deeper into the ocean
Approach enables researchers to use light to detect algae and measure key ocean properties More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301062&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Algorithm created by deep learning finds potential therapeutic targets throughout the human genome
Researchers identified sites of methylation that could not be found with existing sequencing methods More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301061&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Agriculture replaces fossil fuels as largest human-driven source of sulfur in the environment
Amount of sulfur up to 10 times higher than peak load during time of acid rain More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301059&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Study reveals contamination of air and environment near patients with COVID-19
Findings based on samples taken from patient care areas More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301008&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

New research findings in origami materials promise wide applications
Ancient Japanese art form may advance products from medical devices to energy harvesters More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301002&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

In a warming world, New England's trees are storing more carbon
25-year study traced forest carbon through air, trees, soil and water More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301013&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

First gene knockout in a cephalopod
Researchers use CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to knock out pigmentation gene in squid More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301012&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Why it's important to save parasites
Parasites have an undeserved public relations problem, scientists say More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301011&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Physicists count sound particles with quantum microphone
Device could form the basis of a new type of quantum computer More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301010&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Better wastewater treatment? It's a wrap
Graphene-wrapping innovation increases effectiveness of fighting superbugs in wastewater treatment More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301032&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Research on Tasmanian devil offers new insights into tackling human cancer
Findings offer hope for the Tasmanian devil, at the brink of extinction More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301031&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Florida Current is weaker now than in the past century
New method tracks strength of near-shore ocean currents using measurements made at the coast More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301030&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

More carbon in the oceans can lead to smaller fish
Scientists tested two CO2 levels: Present-day, and worst-case scenario in 300 years More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301028&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Researchers find link between Atlantic hurricanes and weather system in East Asia
Discovery of new influence on tropical cyclone development More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301045&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Tree cover increased in Southeast Michigan over the past 30 years
But urban sprawl fragmented forested lands More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301044&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

New framework for evaluating snow droughts around the world
Snowmelt water resources in the Western United States found to be decreasing in recent years More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301043&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

The last unknown: Study reveals richest island flora in the world
Scientists identify 13,634 plant species in New Guinea, with thousands yet to be discovered More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301053&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

The secret beneath seemingly trustworthy volcanoes
Some volcanoes hide magmas with potential to generate explosive activity More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300999&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Using artificial intelligence to smell the roses
Study applies machine learning to smell, with possible applications in flavors and fragrances More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300998&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Banks of Antarctica's Ross Sea offer rich food source for emperor penguins
Penguins travel 60 miles from breeding grounds to hunt preferred prey More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300997&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Changing seawater hints at future for adhesives from ocean species
Research team is using insights to design adhesives for consumer products More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300994&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - August 4, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

For rufous hummingbirds, migration routes may differ
Flyways may ensure that birds have the resources they need on their journeys More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300981&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 31, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Rising temps put desert shrub in high-efficiency mode
Brittlebush is responding well to increased temperature and aridity More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300980&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 31, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Deep sea microbes dormant for 100 million years are hungry and ready to multiply
Life in the deep ocean extends to the base of the seafloor More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300967&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Novel, label-free imaging technique brings out the inner light in T cells
T cells are the immune soldiers at the frontline of the battle with pathogens More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300965&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Researchers offer look into 'central engine' powering a solar flare
Findings based on observations of the event at microwave wavelengths More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300964&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

New native Hawaiian land snail species discovered
Rare, hopeful note in a story rife with extinction More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300963&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Scientists discover a magnet that exhibits novel quantum effects
Magnet's novel quantum properties extend to room temperature More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300959&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

New view of nature's oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe's age
Observations suggest the universe is 13.77 billion years old More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300958&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Discovery of first active seep in Antarctica provides new understanding of methane cycle
Seep is a location where methane gas escapes from an underground reservoir into the ocean More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300955&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Lightning strikes more than 100 million times per year in the tropics
Radically alters ecosystems between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300954&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Pesticides speed the spread of deadly waterborne pathogens
Environmental pollutants can increase exposure and susceptibility to infectious diseases More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300933&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Enhanced water repellent surfaces discovered in nature
Investigation of insect surfaces led to new findings More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300932&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Photos may improve understanding of volcanic processes
Shapes of volcanoes and their craters provide information on their formation More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300926&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

'Blinking' crystals may convert carbon dioxide into fuels
Unusual nanoparticles could benefit the quest to build a quantum computer More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300925&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Research unlocks genetic key to sunflower resilience
Results could improve production of agricultural crop plants More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300924&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Researchers discover two paths of aging, and new insights on promoting healthspan
Identifying a master aging circuit allows biologists to genetically engineer prolonged life More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300923&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Genetics could help preserve coral reefs
Study provides a blueprint for the use of genomics to protect reefs from warming waters More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300922&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

GoPro for beetles: Researchers create a robotic camera backpack for insects
Tiny wireless, steerable camera advances vision for small robots More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300916&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Climate intervention offers some crop benefits, but abruptly ending it may backfire
For their conclusions, scientists studied apples in northern India More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300915&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

NEOWISE: Rare image of a comet's sodium tail
Scientists produce new view of comet from raw data More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300913&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 20, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ridgecrest earthquakes could cause a San Andreas chain reaction
Scientists have developed a new method to estimate likelihood of future earthquakes More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300902&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 17, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Harmful microbes found on sewer pipe walls
Study could lead to better understanding of risks and disinfection methods More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300894&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Burrowing crabs reshaping salt marshes
Crabs changing salt marsh ecosystems of the US Southeast More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300893&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Farmers' climate change conundrum: Low yields or revenue instability
Choice to use more drought-tolerant crop varieties comes at a cost More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300892&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ancient Maya reservoirs contained toxic pollution
Issues with water likely cause of city's abandonment, study suggests More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300891&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Texas will soon face driest conditions of last 1,000 years
State will have hotter and drier conditions for decades to come More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300888&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

How a memory game could help us understand brain injury
Neuroscientists examine the way brain regions function independently and collectively More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300887&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

System's ability to boost laser precision at room temperature increases its usability
Squeezing light could enhance quantum computing, gravitational wave detection More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300886&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Future Texas hurricanes: Fast like Ike or slow like Harvey?
Changes in climate will make fast-moving storms more likely in late 21st-century Texas More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300879&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item. (Source: NSF Discoveries)
Source: NSF Discoveries - July 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research