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The Mysterious Case of the Microbe in the Soil



Microbial biosensors sense and environmental signal and,
in response, produce a measurable reporter such as a gas.
Image by E. Fulk


By Emm Fulk, graduate student, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

 

Flagella? Check. Cell wall? Check. Cheesy music? Yes, that's right. What's a microbial detective without a melodramatic theme song?

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Soil Microbes in Ecological Restoration

fungi in tallgrass prairie restoration

 

 

This post originally appeared on the Restoration Blog from the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration

By: Elizabeth Bach, Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (formerly Illinois Natural History Survey), Jonathan Bauer, Indiana University, Liz Koziol, Indiana University, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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