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3 reasons Mars colonization might be a bad idea

I wanted to look at the case against Mars; three reasons humans should leave the red planet alone. … [T]he first argument ...
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Sex in space? An awkward talk we will need to have

As the prospect of Mars colonization grows on the public radar screen, sex talk is not as much taboo that ...
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Here’s what potential Mars colonists really need from Earth: A large gene pool

Establishment of a Mars colony will depend on genetic diversity, meaning we must send tens of thousands of colonists ...
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Designing GMOs for human Mars colonies: Follow the ‘toxic salt’

Before we grow staple grains such as wheat and corn on Mars , we need to deal with the soil's ...