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DNA technology used to identify species causing bird-hits to aircraft

15 May 2012

HYDERABAD: Civilian as well as military aircraft frequently face the problem of bird hits, which not only cause huge economic loss but also pose safety hazard at times.

In a bid to tackle the problem in a more systemic manner, advanced scientific knowledge, particularly DNA barcoding technology, is being employed by scientists from Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES), a facility of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) here……..

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/article3419227.ece

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Written by csirindia

May 16, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Posted in CCMB

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