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Contact: Hannah Hickey
University of Washington


Caption: The Lake Washington mud samples were mixed with food labeled with a heavy isotope of carbon, allowing researchers to look at DNA only from organisms that ate the labeled food.

Credit: Ekaterina Latypova

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