Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired After 13 Years, Scientists Finally Map the Massive Wheat Genome

Hexbyte Tech News Wired After 13 Years, Scientists Finally Map the Massive Wheat Genome

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Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesChris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesIn a field at the edge of the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, half a dozen students and lab technicians glance up at the darkening afternoon skies. The threatening rain storm might bring relief from the 90-degree August heat, but it won’t help harvest all this wheat. Moving between the…