Volume 603 Issue 7901

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Savannahs store carbon despite frequent fires p.395

An analysis of carbon stored in the plants and soil of an African savannah suggests that atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations — and thus global warming — might be less affected by frequent fires than we thought.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00689-0

Methane might be made by all living organisms p.396

It is textbook knowledge that some bacteria can generate methane enzymatically. A study now provides evidence that an alternative, non-enzymatic mode of methane production could occur in all metabolically active cells.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00206-3