Golden rice golden ticket

A Golden Story

Sometimes fiction can teach us more about a topic than complicated diagrams. Science communicator Rebecca Nesbit has published a short story titled The Golden Ticket that uses sibling rivalry to discuss biofortified golden rice.

The story begins: 

Two hours before my sister says her wedding vows, I have already made the final touches to my makeup. I take a step back from the mirror and assess whether she will notice any change in me. Thankfully, the last few years have treated me kindly. 

Read the full story at LabLit, and let us know what you think in the comments!

Golden rice golden story
Field of rice, ready for harvest.