NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Genesis Genomics, Genoma, and two Canadian Universities have formed a three-year venture to develop a tool and database to rapidly identify species based on their DNA sequences, Genesis Genomics said this week.
 
Using a CA$465,000 ($474,000) Natural Science and Engineering Strategic grant from the Canadian government, the group aims to develop and sell a handheld device that will identify a tissue sample and compare it against a database of life forms.
 

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