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Signal Boosting a Comprehensive Review of eDNA and Metabarcoding Studies

Everything is meta these days – metabarcoding, metagenomics, and now meta blog posts that are reviews of reviews. Much like every ecologist at least dabbles in the molecular world, so most of those predisposed to molecular ecology and population genetics … Continue reading

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Dramatically reducing sequencing error via Duplex Tag sequencing

An exciting new study was published in PNAS last month, an open access paper entitled “Detection of ultra-rare mutations by next-generation sequencing”. This new method has the potential to open up a new frontier in Next-gen sequencing bioinformatics, since it allows … Continue reading

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