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Luquillo Experimental Forest

Caption: An expedition into the Luquillo Experimental Forest in Puerto Rico by JBEI and Berkeley Lab researchers led to the identification of a soil microbe that utilizes lignin as their sole source of carbon.

Credit: Photo from Kristen DeAngelis

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