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Brad Shaffer for KQED — ‘Moonshot for Biology’ Aims to Sequence a Genome of Every Type of Plant and Animal on Earth

Director of UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Brad Shaffer discusses how scientists are racing against time to create a global DNA data base to prevent thousands of threatened species from becoming extinct on the KQED podcast.