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APRIL 29, 2022

Soil Ecosystems Collection Established

Researchers from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory are collecting soil cores as part of the 1000 Soils Research Pilot to develop a database of molecular-level data from belowground ecosystems.
APRIL 12, 2021
Research Highlight

Molecular Connections from Plants to Fungi to Ants

Understanding lipid composition of ant fungal gardens provides new knowledge on interkingdom communications band and also advances toward the development of microbial systems that can produce valuable compounds from plant biomass.