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Scientists Find Gene Behind Ripe, Tasteless Tomatoes
2012-06-29 05:38:08

Researchers at University of California Davis and Cornell University have unraveled the mystery behind those tasteless tomatoes in your salad that lack sweetness and flavor yet look perfectly ripe.

Scientists Sequence Tomato Genome
2012-05-30 13:56:30

If you ever wondered what makes the sauce on a pizza taste so good, wonder no more because scientists have unraveled the genetic make-up of a tomato.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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