Great whites may be given up by their DNA

Whether it's in sloughed skin, feces or other biological substances, animals regularly cast off bits of their DNA into aquatic environments. Known as environmental DNA (eDNA), it can be detected in water samples, letting scientists know if a given species is present in the region. Soon, it could be used to warn beachgoers of nearby great white sharks... Continue Reading Great whites may be given up by their DNA Category: Biology Tags: DNA Sharks UC Santa Barbara

Great whites may be given up by their DNA

Whether it's in sloughed skin, feces or other biological substances, animals regularly cast off bits of their DNA into aquatic environments. Known as environmental DNA (eDNA), it can ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from Gizmag

Researchers use eDNA to detect great white sharks

Scientists can now detect the presence of white sharks using environmental DNA, or eDNA.

Fri 14 Sep 18 from UPI

Environmental DNA Used to Detect White Sharks

NewsThrough developments in environmental DNA, scientists can determine if white sharks have been nearby.Contributed Author: University of California - Santa BarbaraTopics: Ethology

Fri 14 Sep 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Sniffing out sharks

Researchers use environmental DNA to detect the presence of white sharks in local waters.

Sun 16 Sep 18 from ScienceDaily

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