Asia’s stinkiest fruit gets genetic makeover

Some liken it to heaven. Some liken it to a sack full of spoiled onions and jock straps. But durian, love it or loathe it, is supposed to smell. Native to Southeast Asia, the durian’s shell resembles an extraterrestrial porcupine. When cut open, it exudes an aroma so powerful that taxis, malls and hotels post signs forbidding durian-toting customers.

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