Latest DNA barcoding Stories
A new study, published in Biodiversity Data Journal, describes a new futuristic method for describing new species that moves far beyond traditional ones. This new method combines next generation molecular methods, barcoding, and novel computing and imaging technologies.
Despite their diminutive size, the caterpillars of the diamondback moth exert tremendous damage on many crops including cabbage, broccoli, and crucifers at large.
Genetic testing by DNA Barcoding, has revealed which species are sold under the commercial term 'ray wings' in Ireland and the UK.
Studying the relationship between plants and the insects that feed on them is an arduous task, as it must be done through direct observation.
DNA barcoding developed by University of Guelph researchers has proven up to 88 per cent effective in authenticating natural health products.
Most of the world's species are still unknown to science although many researchers grappled to address the question of how many species there are on Earth over the recent decades.
Northwestern Europe harbors one of the best known biotas , thanks to the long faunistic and floristic traditions practiced there.
The important changes to the way scientists name new plants that took effect on 1 January 2012 included the fall of the so-called Latin requirement - a stipulation that descriptions or diagnoses of new species had to be in Latin.
When rabbis from the Orthodox Union started finding worms in cans of sardines and capelin eggs, they turned to scientists at the American Museum of Natural History to answer a culturally significant dietary question: could these foods still be considered kosher?
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