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The advances in DNA techniques have helped to determine the formation of complex food webs better than ever before. This is revolutionising our understanding of the world. DNA can now show, who eats whom, which species decompose edible mushrooms and which pollinators visit what plants.
Who eats whom? DNA techniques uncover the secrets of food webs | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Novel DNA-based techniques provide entirely new information on bats, pollinators, fungi and other species that have been difficult to observe previously. This is revolutionising our understanding of the world, as most of the species on this planet are small and difficult to identify, with previously...