From Corn to Cattle, Gene Editing is About to Supercharge Agriculture | KTIC Radio

Gene Editing
One of many rows of ABI 3730xl automated DNA Analyzers for shotgun sequencing. At 30 billion base pairs per year, they could now sequence the human genome in months.
(© Flickr Creative Commons Steve Jurvetson) Gene Editing

Corn isn’t the sexiest crop but it’s one of the most important. It’s the most abundant grain on Earth, used as food and biofuel around the globe. In ancient times, Mesoamericans thrived on it, waged wars over it. Their myths claimed corn was the matter from which gods created mankind itself. But, just as corn […]

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