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Tag: Genetics

Bringing a New Apple to Stores Everywhere

When I was young my family ate a lot of Red Delicious apples. Some came out of my trusty lunchbox at school, some were straight…

Cherry Genomics, 4-H License Plate

Tiny Differences Help Scientists Take Giant Steps Forward Genetics has something in common with linguistics. If I say “po-tay-toe” and you say “po-tah-toe,” a linguist…

Breeding Better Wheat

I spent this past summer trudging through six-mile treks each weekend with two good friends. We walked along the edge of wheat fields outside of…