The Gene Editing Tool, CRISPR, May Be The Remedy To The Ever Threatening Impact Of Global Warming On Chocolates. Global Warming Is Said To Make Conditions Difficult For Cocoa Trees, Source Of Chocolate, To Thrive. The CRISPR Tool Could Help Modify Cocoa Trees To Survive Higher Temperatures With Less Water.
Climate change might kill off chocolate by 2050, so scientists turn to CRISPR gene-editing technology | OregonLive.com
The objective is to create genetically modified cocoa pods that can survive higher temperatures and less water.