Scientists from the University of Florida have completed a world (and lunar) first by from the . The researchers used samples obtained by the , 12 and 17 missions, but they didn’t have much to work with.
Trees, is there anything they can’t do? Doubtful. Let’s see: producing half the world’s oxygen, providing habitat for millions of species, creating the soil and timber resources we depend on. Not bad. But all that’s just scratching the surface. As new research shows, there’s a lot more going on beneath the forest floor than we realized.