For Nat Geo: Investigative Reporting on New Wildlife Crimefighting Technique Using DNA

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This story was a year in the making, and a significant challenge but about such an important subject: fighting elephant ivory trafficking. Sam Wasser at the University of Washington developed a new way to track trafficked ivory based on the same DNA technique that was used to catch the Golden State Killer: Familial DNA matching. Read the full story here at National Geographic.


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