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Leeches as indicators

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by vogelcommando, 2 May 2015.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    This is a really cool study, possibly opening up a wide range of applications!
     
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    Didn't read the whole article, but very interesting the bits I did read!
     
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    That's amazing. I had no idea that the DNA would be viable for so long. I wonder how expensive it is to perform these kinds of experiments - they infer that it's much cheaper than might be expected.

    It's 3 years since the article was published so I wonder whether sufficient advancements have been made and whether the technique is more widely used now.
     
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    Thank you very much for this link devilfish !