Ripe Tomatoes 2 Weeks Earlier (IMAGE) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Caption Improving on a much-loved variety of cherry tomato (left), the CSHL team used gene editing to get ripe fruit two weeks earlier (right). These images were taken at the same point after planting. Credit Lippman lab, CSHL Usage Restrictions please give credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.