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Published May 23, 2014, 10:05 AM

U of M soil researchers seek to understand life in earth

Jay Bell, a soil science professor at the U of M, wants you to know this isn’t just dirt. It holds great beauty — “Isn’t this gorgeous?” he says at one point. “For me, I have pictures of soil hanging on my wall because that’s like artwork.” Art perhaps, but the science of soil can have far-reaching effects, including climate change.

By: Dan Olson , Minnesota Public Radio News

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