The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo
The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo
China science

Countdown starts for China’s big mutant crop space mission in race for food security

  • Life forms will be sent up to induce variations not possible on Earth in a reusable satellite that will cut the huge cost of such operations

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The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo
The return capsule from Shijian 8 – the world’s first satellite designed for mutation breeding – will bring back the results of the experiment. Photo: Weibo
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