Quantcast

Latest DNA barcoding Stories

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.

8a5a89dabb4c6bf07fa8143b72c774f0
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.

80e68388dc0cd8c77789a5e499b2bbe1
2011-02-06 08:19:17

Things are not always what they seem when it comes to fish—something scientists at the Smithsonian Institution and the Ocean Science Foundation are finding out.

eb1a2f15948a2131729f26ed9aaba2ac1
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.

31d8c3d51336df62d011091d72df79f31
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.

931034a24912df82411d5ee1327049a61
2010-05-05 11:34:18

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.

8cbdefcc4e31f915336c3e511dc54e6c
2010-03-10 08:17:46

University of Minnesota researcher George Weiblen and colleagues have found a faster way to study the spread and diet of insect pests.

2010-02-10 12:12:16

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.

c8ee3fec9f045498245400a260c1df591
2009-12-28 12:10:00

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.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related