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Phosphorus nutrition can hasten plant and microbe growth in arid, high elevation sites

Glacial retreat in cold, high-altitude ecosystems exposes environments that are extremely sensitive to phosphorus input, new research shows. The finding upends previous ecological assumptions, helps scientists understand plant and microbe responses to climate change and could expand scientists’ understanding of the limits to life on Earth. Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds Batter Northeast, Causing Power Outages and Crippling Commutes

Severe weather, including severe thunderstorms, high winds, and massive hail is hitting the Northeast and other parts of the U.S., causing power outages and travel delays for Monday night commuters. The stormy, wet weather is expected throughout the eastern part of the country over the next few days, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).(…)

Kim Kardashian Continues High School Reunion at Cher Concert in Vegas

It’s been 20 years since Kim Kardashian graduated from Marymount High School and she’s still in full celebration mode. After she attended her first 20-year high school reunion in April, the reality TV star left Wyoming, where she was with husband Kanye West on Friday, May 4, and headed to Las Vegas with her former(…)

Making new layered superconductors using high entropy alloys

Researchers have created new superconductors made of layers of bismuth sulfide and a high entropy rare earth alloy oxyfluoride, containing five different rare earth elements at the same crystallographic site. The new material retains superconducting properties over a wider range of lattice parameters than materials without high-entropy-alloy states. Their work promises an exciting new strategy(…)