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What Will Humans Eat on Mars?

Andrea Michelson Smithsonian Magazinem
Scientists at the University of Central Florida have modeled a path toward self-sufficiency for one million settlers of Mars over the course of 100 Earth years. Planetary scientist Kevin Cannon talks about the logistics of feeding a population of one million on the Red Planet.

Rethinking the Corny History of Maize

Brigit Katz Smithsonian Magazine
A new genetic study traces the movement of one of the world’s most vital crops from Mexico to South America
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