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Scientists probe the secrets of maize genome

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By Robert Frederick, KWMU

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St. Louis – This month, the Genome Sequencing Center at Washington University is in full swing, sequencing the entire maize genome.

KWMU's science reporter Robert Frederick has more on what the maize genome sequence will mean for corn America's top crop and the future of genetically-modified food.

Web Extra: Robert Frederick has more on what's involved with sequencing the corn genome. LISTEN.

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