Today’s quick hits, Aug 20, 2018

Researchers map ‘ridiculously complex’ wheat genome (Ars Technica): Known as the staff of life, and the source of one-fifth of calories consumed by humans, wheat is notoriously difficult to understand. After 13 years of work, scientists have mapped the genome of a bread wheat cultivar. Utility liability in wildfires (Los Angeles Times): California legislators abandoned… » Read More

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