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The element of surprise

Many of us are often told we bear a resemblance to another member of our family — for instance, that we have our mother’s nose or our father’s eyes.
March 14, 2018
In a new study, Argonne and University of Lille chemists explored protactinium’s multiple resemblances to more completely understand the relationship between the transition metals and the complex chemistry of the early actinide elements.
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Locked in a forest

Replanting trees after events like last year’s catastrophic Western wildfires not only is critical to forest recovery, but could actually help soils take up more carbon from the atmosphere than if the burned areas were just left idle or cultivated.
March 08, 2018
Walking path winding through forested area.
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On the rebound

Our bodies have a remarkable ability to heal from broken ankles or dislocated wrists. Now, a new study has shown that some nanoparticles can also self-heal” after experiencing intense strain, once that strain is removed.
January 19, 2018