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Wheat Genes Could Bring Back Chestnut

May 7th, 2015

Episode 246 of 579 episodes

Scientists have introduced genes into the American chestnut from wheat that help disarm the fungus that killed almost all three billion of the trees in the eastern U.S. David Biello reports