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Caption: Students in Jacobus (Koos) Boomsma's group and collaborators working at the Gamboa facilities of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama continue to reveal nuances of the 50 million year old relationship between fungi and the ants that cultivate them.

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