Golden rice golden ticket

The Golden Ticket

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 ticket
Field of rice, ready for harvest.
Anastasia Bodnar

Written by Anastasia Bodnar

Anastasia Bodnar serves as the Policy Director of Biology Fortified, Inc. She is a science communicator and multidisciplinary risk analyst with a career in federal service. She has a PhD in plant genetics and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University.

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