The eDNA method is growing and has helped researchers locate and manage different species of crayfish found around the country.
Fishermen are gradually getting more assistance from artificial intelligence and electronic monitoring cameras in their work.
Feral swine cause major damage across the U. S., Environmental DNA could provide a much needed monitoring boost.
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science are using eDNA to battle invasive Crown-of-thorns sea stars from eating the Great Barrier Reef.
A handheld qPCR thermocycler is allowing water quality testing for bacteria in 90 minutes or less, confirming whether water is swimmable.
A commercial eDNA kit enables almost anyone, including citizen scientists, to monitor even rare aquatic species in a less intrusive, more effective way.
A team of scientists proves that eDNA can be used to more effectively track the range of rare species of sharks in the ocean.
The metabarcoding of eDNA technique goes a step further than typical eDNA approaches, as shown by a study on England’s Lake Windermere.
Researchers at Washington State University are using environmental DNA to help save the world’s largest freshwater turtle from extinction, according to a release from the school. Their study will focus on the Yangtze softshell, the world’s largest...
A NOAA Fisheries marine mammal survey turned to genetic sleuthing to identify the unusual victim of a killer whale attack
Brand new DNA-based biomonitoring methods are emerging, thanks to the pioneering work of a collaboration of Canadian genetics researchers.
Environmental DNA sampling at the end of October found no trace of the invasive Asian carp on the lower Kalamazoo River, according to a release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The announcement arrives shortly after...
Scientists say that emerging eDNA sampling techniques could more efficiently locate and quantify threatened and endangered marine species.
Researchers from the University of Illinois are using microbial analysis to add more detail to eDNA sampling used to detect the presence of invasive Asian Carp, according to a Michigan Public Radio report. The team uses microbial...
When researchers from the University of Idaho set out to track amphibians, they ran into a problem.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is actively searching for live Asian carp in Lake Erie and the Maumee River after water samples collected by state and federal agencies revealed Asian carp environmental DNA, according to an...