• Posted on June 19, 2014
    Made for the Shade

    New technology could help food crops thrive in crowded fields

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    “Open Source” Seeds for All

    A new form of ownership agreement keeps new plant varieties free for all

  • Posted on February 15, 2011
    Missing Piece

    Jiming Jiang is unlocking the secrets of the centromere, an overlooked region of DNA that holds the key to chromosome engineering—and a new, possibly safer approach to gene therapy

  • Posted on November 19, 2010
    Thriving While Thirsty

    Persistance pays off for drought-resisting plants.

  • Posted on October 30, 2008
    Grain of Doubt

    Overuse of corn has clouded the image of America’s biggest crop. Can genetics help reshape corn’s future?

  • Posted on October 13, 2007
    Thailand: In a Land of Rice, a Potato Crop Blossoms

    Bringing Wisconsin tubers overseas.