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AUGUST 23, 2019
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A Slippery Slope: Soil Carbon Destabilization

Despite a breadth of research on carbon accrual and persistence in soils, scientist lack a strong, general understanding of the mechanisms through which soil organic carbon (SOC) is destabilized in soils. In a new review article, researcher
AUGUST 1, 2019
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Drought Spells Changes for Soil Microbes

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Kansas State University found that soil drying significantly affected the structure and function of soil microbial communities.
AUGUST 1, 2019
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Predicting Neighbor-Dependent Microbial Interactions

Soil microbial communities are made of networks of interacting species that dynamically reorganize in a changing environment. Understanding how such microbiomes are organized in nature is important for designing or controlling them in the f