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How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space

The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time scientists have identified water in a planet outside our solar system in a “habitable zone”. The study’s authors say that the exoplanet K2–18b could have a temperate climate which is “ potentially compatible with the presence of life “, while some other…

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Rupesh Paudyal

Rupesh Paudyal

Science writer at www.talkplant.com. I write about plant science, health, food, sustainability, environment, and my experience in academia.