Researchers Detect Land Animals Using DNA in Nearby Water Bodies
Researchers Detect Land Animals Using DNA in Nearby Water Bodies
Monitoring the comings and goings of aquatic life with traces of DNA in water has become an established biomonitoring technique, but scientists are now using environmental DNA to assess terrestrial animals.
Researchers Detect Land Animals Using DNA in Nearby Water Bodies
Researchers Detect Land Animals Using DNA in Nearby Water Bodies

Monitoring the comings and goings of aquatic life with traces of DNA in water has become an established biomonitoring technique, but scientists are now using environmental DNA to assess terrestrial animals.

Monitoring the comings and goings of aquatic life with traces of DNA in water has become an established biomonitoring technique, but scientists are now using environmental DNA to assess terrestrial animals.

DNA barcoding
Direct Capture of Guide RNAs Enables Scalable and Combinatorial Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Direct Capture of Guide RNAs Enables Scalable and Combinatorial Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 25, 2020
10x Genomics invites you to join them for an educational webinar.
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Catherine Offord | Oct 17, 2019
The discovery of ancient clades of brittle stars at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean adds to concerns that commercial exploitation of the area could destroy numerous taxa before they’ve even been identified.
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Phil Jaekl | Mar 31, 2019
A group of scientists in northern Norway are using the technique to measure biodiversity’s response to past and present climate change.
Recreating Fish Migration Written Through Environmental Genomics
Recreating Fish Migration Written Through Environmental Genomics
Aggie Mika | Jul 16, 2017
Scientists examine floating traces of DNA left by fish to better understand New York’s aquatic life.
Self-Editing Genetic Barcodes
Self-Editing Genetic Barcodes
Ruth Williams | Dec 14, 2016
Scientists create a CRISPR-based, self-editing cellular–barcoding system for extensive molecular recording.
Spiders, Prey Leave DNA
Spiders, Prey Leave DNA
Bob Grant | Nov 30, 2015
A study of black widow spiders suggests that the arachnids leave traces of their own genetic material and DNA from prey in their sticky webs.
The Benefits of Barcoding
The Benefits of Barcoding
Kerry Grens | Feb 28, 2014
Watch DNA barcoder Mehrdad Hajibabaei from the University of Guelph describe the technology’s potential.
Keys to the Minibar
Keys to the Minibar
Kerry Grens | Feb 28, 2014
Degraded DNA from museum specimens, scat, and other sources has thwarted barcoding efforts, but researchers are filling in the gaps with mini-versions of characteristic genomic stretches.
New Bug on the Block
New Bug on the Block
Tracy Vence | Dec 9, 2013
Scientists have identified a species of cockroach never before seen in the U.S., which was spotted last summer on Manhattan’s West Side.