Dog Database to Limit Droppings | GenomeWeb

By developing a database of dog DNA linked to the dogs' owners, Naples hopes to eliminate dog waste from its sidewalks, the New York Times reports.

"Now, when I walk the streets, the presences have greatly diminished," says Captain Enrico Del Gaudio from the Municipal Police, referring to droppings. "Before, it was like an obstacle course. Every day, a child would walk into school with a little gift under her shoe."

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.

Related Posts

In Science this week: new chromatin imaging approach, and more.

University of Wisconsin researchers uncover a mutation linked to Mauriac syndrome, which affects some children with type 1 diabetes.

Theranos has hired executives to oversee compliance and regulatory issues, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Chinese researchers to embark on a trial using a CRISPR/Cas9-based immunotherapy next month, Nature News reports.