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Scientists send Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir grapevines into space to try to make plants that can better endure China’s weather

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
he Tiangong-2 lab is housing vines that, when returned to Earth, will be compared with a control group in the Ningxia region of China, which is the fifth-largest red wine market in the world.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.