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CU-Boulder-led team gets first look at diverse life below rare tallgrass prairies
October 31, 2013
For the first time, a research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has gotten a peek at a vitally important community that once called the tallgrass prairie home: The diverse assortment of microbes that thrived in the dark, rich soils beneath the grass.
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