Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Given the distant similarities between the two species and the development of gene editing techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9, Zsögön and colleagues argue, it should be possible to add capsaicinoid-producing genes into tomatoes.
This, in turn, would enable a massive increase in global production – and, not entirely coincidentally, a rather fun new ingredient for the world’s cooks.
Yeah, baby. Edit those genes.