Kangaroo Poo-dentification | GenomeWeb

Researchers from the University of Adelaide's Australian Centre for Ancient DNA and Environment Institute have developed a genetic test that identifies kangaroo species from their droppings.

The PCR-based test categorizes the marsupials based on species-specific DNA fragmentation patterns. These patterns were obtained from DNA extracted from hundreds of samples collected across northeastern Australia.

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