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Talking Biotech: Corn genetic expert Wisconsin’s John Doebley on creating higher yields

| November 14, 2016 |

Corn ultimately plays a role in so much of what we eat and our daily lives. From a sweet corn cob to the calories that made the steak possible, to fuel in our gas tanks, to the sweetness in a soda—corn is a central player.

This week’s podcast is an interview with one of the world’s leading experts in corn genetics, John Doebley from the University of Wisconsin. Doebley is the world’s leading authority on the genetic events that made modern corn, the individual steps in domestication thousands of years ago, that can be traced back to discrete changes in DNA.

Also, Chelsea Boonstra and The Boonstra Report.

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