Science: working together to save the amazing Monarchs

  The recent history of the Monarch butterfly is a story of applied science.  The eastern Monarch makes a grand journey from central Mexico to Canada, then back to Mexico.  What is truly amazing about it is that it takes several generations - the butterfly that travels to central Mexico is the great-grandchild of the …

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The Story of Teosinte is the Story of Corn

  Teosinte is a grass native to Central America. It’s also the first GMO food in the Americas, perhaps the world. The leaves and stalk of Teosinte looks like the plant that its descendants would become - it looks like a corn stalk with the typical long, pointed leaves. The seed pod is different, as …

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