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Rhino Poachers Prosecuted Using DNA Database - Scientific American


Scientific American
A genetic database that holds DNA from thousands of African rhinoceroses has secured the convictions of poachers and led to stiffer criminal sentences since its establishment eight years ago, researchers say. However, not all scientists are convinced ...

An unusual form of antibiotic resistance in pandemic cholera ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers at the University of Georgia have now shown that the enzyme that makes the El Tor family of V. cholerae resistant to those antibiotics has a different mechanism of action from any comparable proteins observed in bacteria so far ...

Shazam-like apps to identify plants and animals are in the works – and we should be worried - Scroll.in


Scroll.in
Overall, the database holds more than 850 million observations of over a million different species of flora and fauna. The whale shark is the world's largest fish specie. Photo credit: Derek Keats/Wikimedia Commons [Licensed under CC BY 2.0]. It's an ...

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