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Detecting Genetically Engineered Organisms in the Wild

News   May 21, 2019 | Original story from Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 
Detecting Genetically Engineered Organisms in the Wild

Eric Young, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), is part of a multi-institution research team that is developing a biosecurity tool to detect engineered microorganisms based on their unique DNA signatures. Credit: Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 
 
 

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