Genetics Unzipped podcast: Bats, boats and buried bodies: the hidden power of environmental DNA
Posted by Kat Arney, on 1 December 2022
“We’re testing the air for tigers and digging up dead bodies as we explore the exciting new field of environmental DNA”Dr Sally Le Page
In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re testing the air for tigers and digging up dead bodies as we explore the exciting new field of environmental DNA. Dr Sally Le Page chats with Prof. Elizabeth Clare about sampling the DNA of rare species from the air, and Dr Kirstin Meyer-Kaiser and Charles Konsitzke tells us about their project using eDNA to recover the missing bodies of fallen service personnel.
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