So it turns out that The Martian might have been onto something all along. Yes, the movie with Matt Damon.
Scientists have now proven that not only can potatoes be grown on Mars, which could be of enormous value when we colonize the red planet. Not only will our first generation of Martians benefit from this research, but so might the hundreds of thousands of Earthinglings suffering from chronic malnutrition and starvation.
No, it won’t solve all our food-related woes, but it’s a step.
Read the article here on Futurism