Scientists will present the tomatoes with a taste of chili

Ученые выведут помидоры со вкусом перца чили

Brazilian scientists plan to bring a new variety of genetically modified tomatoes with the taste of pepper.

Reports research has shown that the DNA of tomatoes can be changed in such a way that they produce capsaicin. This substance gives chili pepper its pungent taste.

The opening will be useful not only for lovers of spicy food. Capsaicin has medicinal properties and is part of various ointments for the joints, good for the heart and blood vessels, inhibits the growth of tumors, as well as effective for weight loss.