Lost Branches on the Tree of Life

December 3rd, 2013
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Drew BT, Gazis R, Cabezas P, Swithers KS, Deng J, et al. (2013) Lost Branches on the Tree of Life. PLoS Biol 11(9): e1001636. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001636 [Article link]

A new study co-authored by University of Florida researchers shows about 70 percent of published genetic sequence comparisons are not publicly accessible, leaving researchers worldwide unable to get to critical data they may need to tackle a host a problems ranging from climate change to disease control. [Read more of the FLMNH News Release]

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