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Caption: A prairie remnant is located in a cemetery, surrounded by cultivated fields. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 1 Nov., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Noah Fierer at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, CO, and colleagues was titled, "Reconstructing the Microbial Diversity and Function of Pre-Agricultural Tallgrass Prairie Soils in the United States."
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