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Running a greenhouse in Antarctica


January 29, 2018
By Jessica Lovell Guelph Mercury Tribune
Jay Ruzesky

While the Royal City was in a deep freeze over the Christmas holidays, former Guelph resident Matthew Bamsey was enjoying sunny skies and comparatively warm temperatures in Antarctica, where he has been working to set up the EDEN ISS greenhouse.

The multi-year project, which involves a consortium of 14 international partners, aims to test technologies that could be used to grow food in a harsh environment, simulating what it would be like to grow food, including strawberries, in space. | READ MORE

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