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Corn genome a maze of unusual diversity

Multiple teams announce complete draft of the maize genome, with a full plate of surprises

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3:43pm, November 19, 2009

Cue the corny jokes.

Researchers have completed a draft of the maize genome. And while people may quip about the “amaizeing” achievement, scientists say the genetic blueprint of

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