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Environmental microbiologists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are studying photosynthetic microbial mats from Hot Lake, WA. The micro-landscape of a 50-micron hole in the mat that was created by laser ablation used for chemical analyses of certain areas within the mat depth, reminded us of the rock formations in the Arches National Park. The project is a part of studying the microbial role in carbon cycle in natural environments.

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Document Title: 50 Micron Hole
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