How do atmospheric shifts affect soil-dwelling microbes?

Rising levels of carbon dioxide, ozone and other gases can affect crop growth. Microorganisms inside crops, on their roots or within nearby soil also influence crops by contributing nutrients, curbing disease and combating ...

Scientists work to lift the mystery of persistent haze

Outdoor air pollution, under certain atmospheric conditions, can result in a dark, dangerous haze. It causes sickness, halts flights, and closes highways. And it's happening more often, according to the cover article of the ...

NASA demonstrates electronics for longer Venus surface missions

A team of scientists at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland recently completed a technology demonstration that could enable new scientific missions to the surface of Venus. The team demonstrated the first prolonged ...

Battling corrosion to keep solar panels humming

People think of corrosion as rust on cars or oxidation that blackens silver, but it also harms critical electronics and connections in solar panels, lowering the amount of electricity produced.

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