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The Taonga Genome Project on Radio NZ

Posted in Reflections On Science on August 18th, 2015.

The director of genetics at Otago University, Peter Dearden, spoke on Radio New Zealand’s Sunday Morning show about his proposal for a taonga genome project to get New Zealand scientists discovering more about the county’s native species, including animals, plants and insects.

You can read more about the proposed project in Assoc Prof Dearden’s post on Sciblogs, which was came about after a team of European scientists sequenced the kiwi genome.

You can listen to the full radio interview embedded below.

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