We can learn a lot about life by looking at the oldest and most ancient remnants of it: Archaea, Bacteria, and Protists.

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How would you like to find out that the burger you just ate or the lasagna mom served for supper last night was made with horsemeat? Or, better yet, donkey meat?

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DNA barcoding is a new approach to taxonomy, the classification and naming of groups of living things according to shared characteristics.

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Between 2000 and 2010, scientists undertook over 500 expeditions, collecting millions of samples from coastal areas, the open ocean, the deeps, coral reefs, and the poles.

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Learn about how DNA Barcoding is used to help in food safety & to help protect endangered species - part of the DNA Barcoding at the Toronto Zoo Action Project.

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Learning about DNA Barcoding & how it's used on species to help identify them and help preserve biodiversity - part of the DNA Barcoding at the Toronto Zoo Action Project.

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Meet the Biotech club from Donald A. Wilson Secondary School in Whitby and learn about their DNA Barcoding Action Project

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Do you know what kind of fish you are buying?

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Learn about the ways that we've learned to classify the life around us in this latest Biotech backgrounder!

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Students at the Toronto Zoo in discovering how the DNA barcode of life works and its applications in species identification and conservation!

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