Matt Damon, we have a new idea for farming on Mars!

NASA thumbs up astronaut
Our study on growing edible plants in a simulated Martian regolith is out today in PLoS One! Alfalfa grew well, and its compost enhanced the growth of turnip, radish, and lettuce. Nicer fertilizer than what Matt Damon used in the Martian?
Check out other coverage of our work at the following links: The Independent, NEO.LIFE