Feeding People With Science

Interesting article in Der Spiegel in English:

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Excellent article, thanks. I particularly appreciate the research on “an old strain of corn that has perfected self-fertilization”. Just knowing it exists gives a reason for hope.

Imagine traveling the galaxy in search of new types of food plants to bring back to Earth. It would be a stroke of great good fortune to come upon this strain of corn with aerial roots that produce a goo to feed a symbiotic bacteria. It even looks rather alien. :wink: