Latest DNA barcoding Stories
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.
In just 10 weeks a team of Canadian researchers has succeeded in 'barcoding' 28,000 moth and butterfly specimens â€“ or about 65 percent of Australiaâ€™s 10,000 known species â€“ held at CSIRO's Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) in Canberra.
Things are not always what they seem when it comes to fishâ€”something scientists at the Smithsonian Institution and the Ocean Science Foundation are finding out.
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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.
An international team of geneticists announced the opening of a DNA barcode library in Toronto, Canada which represents nearly 80,000 species.
DNA testing of garden ferns sold at plant nurseries in North Carolina, Texas, and California has found that plants marketed as American natives may actually be exotic species from other parts of the globe.
University of Minnesota researcher George Weiblen and colleagues have found a faster way to study the spread and diet of insect pests.
Just because you don't swallow the worm at the bottom of a bottle of mescal doesn't mean you have avoided the essential worminess of the potent Mexican liquor, according to scientists at the University of Guelph.
Two New York City high school students exploring their homes using the latest high-tech DNA analysis techniques were astonished to discover a veritable zoo of 95 animal species surrounding them, in everything from fridges to furniture, from sidewalks to shipping boxes, and from feather dusters to floor corners.
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