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Oct 2, 2021

This could be the plant that sustains early Mars colonies

Posted by in categories: food, space, sustainability

Martian soil needs a little bacteria to house plants.


The findings were detailed in a study published Wednesday in PLOS One.

The recent experiment is a crucial step in humanity’s vision of inhabiting a planet other than Earth, addressing the need to grow plants and crops to maintain a sustainable environment.

As scientists search for a place that could potentially host humans, Mars is at the top of the list.

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