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Many scientific concepts are applicable to multiple disciplines and across spatial scales, from the microscopic to the global. As such, scientists from different disciplines must communicate effectively – through a shared scientific language – for effective collaboration and scientific advancement. With this aim, Dr Laura Tipton of Chaminade University and her colleagues from the University of Hawai’i investigate the history of ecological terminology, in order to work towards building a common lexicon that bridges ecology and microbiome science.

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Summary of the paper ‘A Developing Symbiosis: Enabling Cross-Talk Between Ecologists and Microbiome Scientists’, in Frontiers in Microbiology. doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00292

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