News tagged with sample

Sampling rivers for genes rather than organisms

Effective environmental management depends on a detailed knowledge of the distribution of species. But taxonomists are in short supply, and some species can be difficult to identify, even for experts. Eawag, ...

Dec 11, 2014
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New computing applications expedite animal breeding

A doctoral thesis studied new statistical methods for animal breeding, based on which extensive livestock data samples can be analysed, and complex models used, more efficiently. Computing times lasting months can be reduced ...

Dec 02, 2014
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Paper details technique to date groundwater

(Phys.org) —Neil Sturchio, chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Delaware, is co-author of a Nature Geoscience paper detailing a pioneering new technique to date groundwater. 

Dec 02, 2014
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