May 17, 2023

Machine Learning-Based Protein Annotation Tool Predicts Protein Function

Snekmer allows scientists to use rapid prototyping to better understand the function of proteins in microbes.

May 8, 2023

Viruses Could Reshuffle the Carbon Cycle in a Warming World

Viruses may have unanticipated consequences for ecosystem responses to climate change

April 26, 2023

Predicting Changes in Microbial Food Webs

Temperature and Nutrient Availability Affect Microbial Food Webs in Unexpected Ways

April 17, 2023

Deep Learning-Drives Insights into Protein-Protein Interactions

Researchers demonstrate a real-world large-scale application of deep neural network models for discovering novel protein-protein interactions.

April 10, 2023

A Day and Night Difference: Molecular Composition of Aerosols Differs from Day to Night

Researchers identify previously uncharacterized aerosols over an agricultural region in Oklahoma.

April 3, 2023

Warming Strongly Increases Nutrient Availability in a Nutrient-Limited Bog

Whole-ecosystem warming at SPRUCE exponentially increased available nutrients for plants, but observed responses were not captured by the ELM-SPRUCE model.

March 29, 2023

Particle Errors: Quantifying the Effects of Simulation Mixing State on Aerosol Optical Properties

Researchers use particle-resolved model simulations to quantify errors in simulations’ simplified optical properties.

March 13, 2023

Deep Forest Soils Lose Carbon under Experimental Warming

Experiment shows that even large, old, and presumably stable stores of soil carbon are vulnerable to warming and could amplify climate change.

March 6, 2023

Metal Contamination Causes Metabolic Stress in Environmental Bacteria

The mixed metal waste common to industrial dumping sites causes metabolic stress in bacterial iron metabolism that cannot be explained by additive single metal exposure.

February 9, 2023

Hijacking the Hijackers: Engineering Bacterial Viruses to Genetically Modify their Hosts

Researchers use CRISPR to engineer a bacteriophage to deliver DNA into targeted members of microbial communities for precise genome editing.