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Stroke Risk Lowered By Eating Tomatoes
2012-10-09 04:45:57

New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke.

Better Bug-resistant Plants With Discovery Of New Gene
2012-09-18 08:08:44

The discovery of a new gene could lead to better bug-resistant plants.

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.


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Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

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