• Which DNA is floating in the ditch?

    4 days ago - By Phys

    You pour a scoop of ditch water in the DNA scanner, and voilà: you know exactly which plants and animals the ditch accommodates. Well, it is not that simple yet, but according to Ph.D. candidate Kevin Beentjes, we can already use DNA techniques to monitor the quality of freshwater. For his Ph.D. research, he investigated how we can do this faster and cheaper.
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