Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Microbes map path toward renewable energy future

In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world over. While the organism captures light to make food in a process called photosynthesis, ...

dateNov 11, 2015 in Biochemistry
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Can Paris pledges avert severe climate change?

More than 190 countries are meeting in Paris next week to create a durable framework for addressing climate change and to implement a process to reduce greenhouse gases over time. A key part of this agreement would be the ...

date9 hours ago in Environment
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When the wind comes sweeping down the plain

Residents of Oklahoma and other plains states are wise to the blustery seasonal force gusting nightly during warm springs and summers, carrying the moisture needed for rain. So emblematic for the region they wrote a song ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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