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6:30 pm

How Corn Changed Itself and then Changed Everything Else

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

About 10,000 years ago, a weedy grass growing in Mexico possessed of a strange trait known as a “jumping gene” transformed itself into a larger and more useful grass—the cereal grass that we would come to know as maize and then corn. Most textbooks only mention corn in the context of rescuing a few early […]

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