Grape Expectations

Grape Expectations Researchers uncork the secret to a more sustainable wine industry: gene editing Toothaches and headaches and heartaches and backaches, fevers and nausea and sneezing and wheezing—in ancient Greece, no matter the malady, there was one nearly universally prescribed...

Plant Breeding Innovation in my Backyard

Plant Breeding Innovation in my Backyard By Stephanie Karhoff, Ph.D. Candidate in Translational Plant Sciences at The Ohio State University I held plant breeding innovation in my hand this week. No, I was not in the lab or greenhouse, but in my own backyard. I was doing my favorite spring task—planting the...

Sweet Potatoes, Sweeter Life

Sweet Potatoes, Sweeter Life Tuskegee scientists use gene editing to improve sweet potato disease resistance, nutrition A sweet potato doesn’t need much in terms of prep or embellishment in the kitchen. Just bake it, garnish it with a hearty dose of brown sugar, a dash of cinnamon and a dab of...