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Penn State’s Plant Biology Symposium: Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes; a wild and untamed success

The 21st Biennial Penn State Plant Biology Symposium was a four-day event that attracted top scientists from around the world to weave a narrative about the complex and expanding field of phytobiomes

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Gut microbes may partner with a protein to help regulate vitamin D

Microbes in the gut may use a protein in a process that helps the body regulate vitamin D production.

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Buried Treasure

A newly discovered reef offers important lessons in resilience

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