Thursday, February 10, 2005

THE TOWER OF DABBLE - Let's barcode the world!

The following is from Scotsman.Com ...
Scientists to create modern Noah's Ark
Rhiannon Edward

Scientists today embark on a momentous project to "barcode" every species of life on Earth and create what would be a modern-day Noah’s Ark.

The aim is to have a record of genetic sequences that identify every one of the estimated ten million species of plants and animals by 2010.

Many extinct species may also be barcoded using DNA from museum specimens.
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