Genetically Modified Rice Successfully Stored in Gene Bank

Rice has always been a versatile tool. From its use as a primitive form of cement when building the Great Wall of China, to providing nearly 20% of modern global caloric intake and acting as the main food source for 3 billion people worldwide, it has been an irreplaceable staple for humans for centuries. There are thousands of varieties of rice, but they are all in danger from the overwhelming threat of climate change (Ricepedia, 2018).