Researchers Tap Forensic Science
According to the article by Erin Peabody, tracking the elusive Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) could soon get a whole lot easier—and weirder. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed a novel "fingerprinting" tool that relies on analyzing, of all things, the invasive beetle's droppings to help give it away.
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