DURIAN DNA REVEALS STINKY SECRETS OF THE 'KING OF FRUIT'

UNTIL THIS STUDY, NOBODY HAD CRACKED THE DURIAN GENOME, SAID PROFESSOR TEH.

MANY PEOPLE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA, INCLUDING PROFESSOR BIN TEAN TEH, LOVE THE TROPICAL DELICACY, WHICH IS KNOWN AS THE KING OF FRUIT .

"There are many species of durian, some of which are endangered species because they are not commercially attractive," he said ...

The smell of durian has been described by some as "turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock" — and scientists have now unlocked the biology behind its infamous aroma. Many people in South-East Asia, including...

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