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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

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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.
8 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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