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International News Archive - April 14, 2012

DNA Sequence Finds Endangered Animals In Traditional Chinese Medicines

Researchers at Murdoch University have revealed the composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) through DNA sequencing technology.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.