Geneticists harness two mutations — each cherished by breeders, but detrimental when combined — to improve on 10,000 years of tomato domestication.
Humans have been tinkering with genes for as long we know. It’s why we have edible bananas instead of bulbous things with hard seeds, or corn that looks like corn and not grass. Read moreRead More »
The USDA is considering public input on the disclosure standards until July 17, 2017. Two key issues are under consideration. The first is whether certain genetic modifications should be treated as though they are found in nature — for example, a mutation that naturally confers disease resistance in a crop. […]Read More »