For the New York Times, Wudan Yan reports on an unusual way to clean up a Superfund site contaminated with carcinogens: Phytoremediation with microbiome-boosted trees. Wudan (@wudanyan) talks with a University of Washington plant microbiologist who discovered the set of microbes that make the trees—a stand of populars near San Francisco—into vacuum cleaners for toxins. image: Txllxt TxllxT CC BY-SA 4.0