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Black Widow Spider Webs Reveal Genetic Secrets Of Spiders And Their Prey

Researchers collected genetic material from black widow spiders and their prey by studying spiderwebs. The scientists highlighted the greater benefits and ease of genetic sequencing using this method compared with traditional sampling methods.

Animals November 27, 2015

DNA Testing Shows Some Ground Meat Sold In US Contains Horse Meat

Researchers sampled 48 ground meat products and found two of them contained horse meat, which is illegal in the U.S. Suppliers may be intentionally cutting costs or there might be cross-contamination at processing plants.

Life August 28, 2015

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