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Pesky Weed or Climate Hero?

Perched atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific in La Jolla, Calif., the greenhouses where Joanne Chory’s plants are growing seem a touch extravagant for Arabidopsis thaliana, a small flowering piece of greenery that often blooms by the roadside. Technically, it’s a weed.

But Chory, 65, a plant biologist with a halo of snowy white hair, has big ambitions for these scrawny creations. By genetically engineering these weeds to grow unusually deep with hefty root structures, rich in an impermeable corklike

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