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T. Ryan Gregory is a happy man. Over at Genomicron he blogs about a special issue of the journal Molecular Ecology Resources focusing on DNA barcoding. He links to all of the papers, which are open access. Gregory quotes the intro, which says the goal of DNA barcoding "is to carry out species identifications so that even non-experts can determine what species might be at hand, and to do so in a rapid and inexpensive manner."

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