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Highlights Report

The Barcoding Life Highlights Report for 2015 is now available, with updates on iBOL activities ranging from technology to education.   View report

2 Million barcodes

BOLD surpasses the 2M sequence mark. More than a million new DNA barcodes since the launch of iBOL in 2010. Read more Browse BOLD

Canadian Burgers safe

BIO researchers have used DNA barcoding to examine Canadian hamburger meat and found reassurance for hungry Canadians: all of the burgers tested were entirely beef. Read more

Seafood Mislabelling

DNA barcoding shows mislabelling of 33% of fish sold in grocery stores, restaurants and sushi bars in the United States Read more

DNA Barcoding Library Receives $650,000 from CFI

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced today it will invest more than $650,000 in the initiative at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) Read more

New issue of the Barcode Bulletin released

The Barcode Bulletin is the quarterly on-line newsletter of the International Barcode of Life project (iBOL). Read more

Google Impact Award for CBOL

CBOL will use its $3 million Impact Awards grant to create and begin implementing DNA Barcoding as an actionable tool for protecting the world’s most endangered wildlife. Read more

iBOL announces governance changes, sequencing charges

The iBOL project is changing its governance structure and introducing partial cost recovery for sequencing at its core facility in Guelph. Read more

Barcode IDs new moth species invading Italy’s vineyards

A team of Italian and Dutch scientists have used DNA barcoding to identify a previously unnamed leafminer moth that is infesting vineyards across northern Italy.Read more

Barcode shows destructive pest has landed in Germany

Researchers have produced the first genetic evidence that the destructive spotted wing Drosophila fruit fly has invaded southern Germany.Read more


Changes announced at iBOL
Governance streamlined; cost recovery for sequencing Recent ...Read more
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