In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers
DNA databases holding samples from thousands of rhinoceroses and elephants are helping to convict illegal traffickers.
The New York Times
The genetic fingerprinting methods that have been so successful in the criminal justice system are now being used to solve poaching crimes
In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers via
Scientists are turning animal DNA into a powerful weapon against poaching.
Barbara J King
A poaching scene is a crime scene, and #genetics may truly help-- promising for #wildlife!
#conservation #DNA #animals
In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers:
- Looking forward to hearing more from
Professor, Sam Wasser on his #forensic science work for the #Ivory trade, Jan 30
UChicago Neuro MOOC
Hah. Science for the good. The very good. And important.
The scientists fighting wildlife crime, by
DNA forensics used to catch rhino and elephant poachers
Robust forensic matching of confiscated horns to individual poached African rhinoceros