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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A program is encouraging you to get your hands dirty in the name of science.

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The University of Oklahoma’s Citizen Science Soil Collection Program collects and processes soil samples from all over the country.

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Their goal is to find drug-like molecules from fungi that could be used for medical purposes, such as halting cancer cell growth.

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If you’d like to donate a soil sample, you can request a soil collection kit online here: whatsinyourbackyard.org/participate