One Tiny Step for a Nematode, One Big Step Toward Sustainable Agriculture in Space

By Sharon Durham
February 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC, February 20, 2019—An exciting collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym(Alachua, FL), will send nematodes (small round worms) into space to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission represents a look into the future where food crops will be grown in space.  Keep reading


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