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Norway Identifies 1,165 New Species Since 2009
2013-12-19 12:18:03

More than a thousand new species –nearly one-quarter of which are new to science – have been discovered in Norway since a unique effort to find and name all of the country's species began in 2009.

2012-09-19 17:01:24

DNA barcoding developed by University of Guelph researchers has proven up to 88 per cent effective in authenticating natural health products.

DNA Testing For Seafood
2011-11-28 11:22:56

The US Food and Drug Administration (USDA) recently officially approved DNA barcoding for seafood in hopes of preventing the growing issue of the mislabeling, both locally produced and imported, into the United States.

2011-06-07 08:00:00

VENTURA HARBOR, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coastal Marine Biolabs (CMB) today announced an award from the National Science Foundation to launch the Barcoding Life's Matrix Project.

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2011-05-18 08:05:00

In just 10 weeks a team of Canadian researchers has succeeded in 'barcoding' 28,000 moth and butterfly specimens – or about 65 percent of Australia’s 10,000 known species – held at CSIRO's Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) in Canberra.

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2010-10-31 08:25:00

Every species is being tracked through a DNA barcode in an attempt to keep track of the ones that are endangered, as well as those being shipped across international borders as food or consumer products.

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2010-09-27 06:00:00

An international team of geneticists announced the opening of a DNA barcode library in Toronto, Canada which represents nearly 80,000 species.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.