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e-DNA Technology. Keeping pace with your questions!


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By: Pilliod D; January 31, 2013

The actively developing technologies to detect environmental DNA (i.e., e-DNA) show a lot of promise for various fields of wildlife research. However, as with any technology, there are technical and statistical assumptions that shape what we can infer from the data.

A new USGS Fact Sheet presents the basics of using eDNA as a tool and the questions you should be asking: pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3146/

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