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Why are there so many bird species in the tropics?

  – Guardian website (guardian.co.uk) – Download PDF


Barcodes Refocus Understanding of Ecosystems

  – Inside Science News Service (insidescience.org) – Download PDF


Brazil to barcode 10% of species in four years

- Exame – July 11, 2011(in original Portuguese) – PDF (in original Portuguese) – PDF (English web translation)


PLoS One launches Mexico City collection

Proceedings of 3rd International Barcode of Life Conference The third International Barcode of Life Conference, held in Mexico City in 2009, witnessed an explosion of new applications of DNA barcoding across a rapidly expanding range of fields. The new PLoS ONE collection, Proceedings of the Third International Barcode of Life Conference, Mexico City, includes a [...]


International network wants to identify all species on the planet

  – Rede internacional quer identificar todas as espécies existentes no planeta (in original Portuguese) – International network wants to identify all species on the planet (English translation)


Young sleuths’ last target: sushi. This time: tea

  – New York Times Website – PDF – Press Release on Eurekalert


Barcode Bulletin Vol. 2, No. 2 – July 2011

CONTENTS Tracking the tsetse fly with DNA Barcoders are hot on the trail of the notorious disease vector. Boom time for barcoding Record numbers of researchers vie for a spot in Adelaide. Norway’s taxonomy initiative yields impressive results Government-funded project boosts barcoding and species discovery. Collecting fishes in remote rural Malawi A crowd gathers to [...]


NSF award to involve students in iBOL

Barcoding the “Galapagos of the north” California-based Coastal Marine Biolabs (CMB) has received an Education Innovation Award from the National Science Foundation to engage high school students in the International Barcode of Life Project (iBOL). The award is to launch Barcoding Life’s Matrix, a three-year project that will enlist high school students in building a [...]


Tracking the tsetse with barcodes

DNA analysis helps to optimize control measures By Johnny Roberts* In appearance, it is not unlike a common housefly, but there the similarity ends. The blood-sucking African tsetse fly (including all species in the Glossina genus) transmits Human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, making it one of the world’s most dangerous disease vectors.


Adelaide spotlight on biosecurity

Conference session to showcase latest research The latest research into using DNA barcoding to enhance biosecurity will be in the spotlight in the Barcoding for Biosecurity session at the fourth International Barcode of Life Conference in Adelaide in November. Click photo to enlarge   The session will highlight the regulatory, social, political and technical impediments [...]


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A DNA barcode for land plants
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Counting Species
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