The latest science in DNA barcoding
Metabarcoding increases the taxonomic resolution and geographic scale at which researchers can assess the impacts of climate change on insect communities in forests
Researchers unlock clues about vertebrate diversity by examining arthropod samples
The celebrities of the microcosmos aren’t always easy to find: detecting tardigrades in environmental DNA
The hidden diversity of tardigrades is being uncovered in Norwegian forests using DNA barcoding and metabarcoding
Researchers uncover a highly unique and diverse chironomid community in a Singaporean swamp forest highlighting the importance of these ecosystems and the power of Next-Generation Sequencing for biomonitoring efforts.
Starving for data and more: what rangers and scientists stand to learn from one another in South Africa
A one-year pilot biomonitoring program in Kruger National Park, South Africa – the Kruger Malaise Program – reignites rangers’ energy about biodiversity conservation.
Forest restoration can be better facilitated by considering the diversity and biomass of soil microbiomes
About the iBOL Consortium
The iBOL consortium involves scientists and research organizations in 30+ nations. It is developing and employing the DNA-based identification systems required to deliver a detailed understanding of global biodiversity by working in partnership with academic, government, and private sector organizations.
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HOW BIOSCAN IS INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF RESEARCHERS
by Michelle Lynn D'Souza
“They were enlightened by the idea of discovering new species and by the possibility of doing so using DNA barcoding tools.”
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