Food fraud is a common problem that technologies such as blockchain and DNA fingerprinting can help to solve.
By 2167, DNA barcoding scans will lead to weather-style "biodiversity forecasts," enabling us to more easily protect and care for the environment.
Animals shed bits of DNA as they go about their lives. A new study of the Hudson River estuary tracked spring migration of ocean fish by collecting water samples and seeing whose DNA was present when.
Scientists are pioneering a new way of monitoring water species, using techniques more familiar to fans of crime scene TV shows.