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Dr. Rod A. Wing, AXA Chair on Genome Biology and Evolutionary Genomics, leads unprecedented research on how the key to solving world hunger could lie in a smarter grain of rice.
“When I think about the 9.6 billion people who will share our planet by 2050, one question rises to the top. How are we going to feed the world without destroying it? I’m convinced that rice will be the solution. But not the cultivated rice three billion people currently eat every day.
What if we could sift through 15 million years of rice evolution to develop a better, smarter ...