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Synthetic Genomics
Synthetic Genomics

Turtles and Fingertips

Beauty salon technologies help researchers tag and follow young sea turtles like never before.

By | November 1, 2012

An early version of the silicone-neoprene attachment that was tested without the nail acrylic base-coat. This tag shed from the turtle shell within one to two weeks.

An early version of the silicone-neoprene attachment that was tested without the nail acrylic base-coat. This tag shed from the turtle shell within one to two weeks.

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All images courtesy of Kate Mansfield

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