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Have Desert Researchers Discovered a Hidden Loop in the Carbon Cycle?

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Science  13 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5882, pp. 1409-1410
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5882.1409

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Findings in two deserts on opposite sides of the world suggest that deserts are a larger sink for carbon dioxide than scientists had assumed.