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Museums put ancient DNA to work for wildlife

October 22, 2019 - General

Scientists who are trying to save species at the brink of extinction are finding help in an unexpected place.

The Cincinnati Museum Center has specimens of extinct species such as this Carolina parakeet. The museum
is working with government and academic partners to conserve species with help from its genetics lab
[Credit: Jay Yocis/UC Creative Services]Heather Farrington, curator of zoology for the Cincinnati Museum Center, is…

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