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Scientists grow plants in lunar soil for the first time

The plants, from the cruciferous vegetable family, took only two days to sprout in the lunar soil. Image: Unsplash/Daniel Öberg

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes

Writer, Pegasus Publishing House

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Plants grown in the volcanic ash lunar simulant, left, and plants grown in the lunar soil, right
Plants grown in the volcanic ash lunar simulant, left, were compared with those grown in the lunar soil, right. Image: EcoWatch/UF/IFAS/Tyler Jones

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