Genomics roundup: Understanding the science

In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced that it had officially completed its goal of sequencing the human genome. Since then, genomics has continued to explode in importance as a scientific subject, with potentially game-changing applications emerging in the medical field, agriculture, animal health, food safety and beyond.

The layman’s understanding of genomics, and how […]

Move over Honeycrisp, Cosmic Crisp is on its way

Introduced in the 1990s, the Honeycrisp apple became an immediate favorite among Americans thanks to its juicy flesh and crisp texture. While the Honeycrisp has been seen as an improvement from the former American favorite, the Red Delicious apple, it is difficult to produce, expensive and its flavor does not store particularly well.

That’s why, […]