Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Soil microbes metabolize the same polyphenols found in chocolate, wine

(Colorado State University) A research team led by Kelly Wrighton, associate professor in the College of Agricultural Sciences' Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, has uncovered new insights into the role of polyphenols in the soil microbiome, known as a black box for its complexity. They proffer an updated theory that soils - much like the human gut - can be food sources for the microbes that live there.