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Carbon budget in the black

A significant fraction of a common organic component of marine sediments has an unexpected source, providing a fresh context for studies of the global carbon cycle in oceanic and terrestrial settings.

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Figure 1: Carbonized conundrum.

M. W. I. SCHMIDT

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