The Volcanoes Hiding beneath the Antarctic Ice

By Tatiana A. Dias

Fri, 25 Aug 2017

The plan is to engineer Yarrowia lipolytica to produce polyester, which is the material that makes uncomfortable clothing! But on a long trip to Mars, astronauts can feed this plastic into 3D printers, which will theoretically have the capacity to make instruments on request. So if something breaks along the way, no problem!  You can whip up a pee tool in no time.


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Tatiana A. Dias

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