Animal eDNA can be collected from air to identify species, concept study shows

Animal eDNA can be collected from the air to identify specific species, a new concept study has shown.

The research claims the findings could help to understand diseases such as Covid-19, which are primarily transmitted through air droplets.

A team of scientists at Queen Mary University of London looked at whether environmental DNA (eDNA) could be collected from air samples and used to identify animal species.


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