Grain of truth
Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA
Genome Biology 2002, 3:comment1007-comment1007.2 doi:10.1186/gb-2002-3-5-comment1007Published: 25 April 2002
Three billion people depend on rice for the greater part of their daily caloric intake. The announcement in early April that two groups had completed draft genome sequences of two closely related subspecies of rice made the front pages of newspapers worldwide.