Biology

Scientists Detail Full Genome of Wheat for First Time

AFP - In a breakthrough that experts say will help feed the growing global population in the coming decades, scientists Thursday revealed they have cracked the full genome of wheat for the first time.

Wheat feeds more than a third of the global human population, providing more protein than meat in the human diet and making about one-fifth of calories consumed by people.

Forensic investigators call on relatives of missing in Attica wildfires to provide DNA samples

The head of the Greek police's crime lab is calling on the relatives of missing people from the east Attica wildfires to provide DNA samples so that forensic investigators can complete the process of identifying dozens of victims.

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