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October 21, 2022

Automated collection process utilizes unique object identifiers, QR codes and citizen science

A new automated collection process utilizing unique object identifiers, QR codes and citizen science has the potential to revolutionize the way in which biologists acquire data from museum specimens.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DEB 1916632.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story Unlocking herbaria biodiversity using a QR code. (Date of image: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 21, 2022)

Credit: Jerald Pinson

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