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Image credit: Shown is the Veggie system on the ISS. NASA.

Astronauts on the ISS Eat Space-Grown Salad for the First Time in History

If humans could successfully manage to go to Mars, or hopefully go further to the Solar System, it is vital for their survival that they should become self-sustainable and capable of growing their own food on these very long journeys. To realize such goal, at present an important step has […]

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Lettuce inspection. Workers inspect the lettuce in the Fukushima Prefecture facility. Image credit: Fujitsu.

Fujitsu Hopes to Turn High-Tech Lettuce into Cash

Not your typical¬†product from an electronics firm. Workers inspect the lettuce in the Fukushima Prefecture facility. Fujitsu, the giant electronics manufacturer, is now engaged in developing lettuce, a product different from its usual catlogue, at the former¬†factory in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The lettuce, growing in a clean room, is engineered […]

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