Maize Genome (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption A team of scientists from Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Arizona, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Iowa State University has finished sequencing the DNA of corn. The newly finished corn genome sequence should accelerate efforts to develop better crop varieties to meet society's increasing demands for food, livestock and alternative energy. Jim Dryden reports. Credit Washington University School of Medicine Usage Restrictions Audio is embargoed, along with information in press release, until 2 p.m. ET, Thursday, Nov. 19 Share Print E-Mail 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.