HHMI BioInteractive Video- Popped Secret: The Mysterious Origin of Corn (17:51)

The Mysterious Origin of Corn tells the story of the genetic changes involved in the transformation of a wild grass called teosinte into corn. Evidence from genetics supports archeological findings pinpointing corn’s origins to a very particular time and place in Mexico. Use this video to see how a small number of genetic changes can have a dramatic effect on an organism.