NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) consortium, a Canadian-led venture aimed at developing a database that would help identify a species based on its DNA sequence, has gained roughly CDN$5.15 million (US$5.16M) in funding from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.
 
The consortium also recently received an approximately AUS$1.2 million (US$1.1M) pledge from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries.
 

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.