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The Barcode of Life Data System

In recent years, DNA barcoding has emerged as a new way for scientists to identify unique species and protect the Earth's biodiversity. Readers interested in this field of research may want to check out the Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD). Launched in 2005 and currently in its fourth iteration, BOLD describes itself as "an online workbench and database that supports the assembly and use of DNA...