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Title: Tags for Living Beings: The Saga Of DNA Barcode
Authors: Kumar, A. Biju
George, Sanil
Issue Date: Jan-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In the early 1960s, World War II veteran Gene Roddenberry brought to air a now famous science fiction drama, <i>Star Trek</i>, in which a handheld ‘tricorder’ device was used to scan and identify alien life forms. Though this remains a fancy, today’s researchers are working on a technology called DNA barcoding that envisages an inexpensive handheld device the size of a mobile phone, a <span style="color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">DNA barcode scanner, that provides quick identification of every species in the world and that <span style="color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">could transform people’s relationship with nature! </span></span>
Description: 19-23
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10887
ISSN: 0036-8512
Appears in Collections:SR Vol.48(01) [January 2011]

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