If Yoshi Tanaka, a researcher at Japan’s Florigene, has his way blue roses will no longer be a rare find, but a genetically engineered feat, The Economist reports. Also, Natalia Dudareva at Purdue University is restoring snapdragons and petunias’ lost fragrance by turning on dormant transcription factors, adds this futuristic Valentine’s Day story.
Blue Roses? Fragrant Snapdragons?
Feb 09, 2007