Gene Giacomelli, director of the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC), was excited to share the same challenges in growing crops as the fictitious Mr. Watney experienced while stranded on Mars, as depicted in the 2015 book and movie, "The Martian".

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Space food has changed over the years. Astronauts can enjoy such delicacies as beef stroganoff and re-hydrated spinach. But getting all this food ready to be eaten in a gravity-free environment is more complicated than you'd imagine.

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Researchers have found that consuming foods rich in flavanols is linked to more efficient blood flow, which can improve brain function.

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Egg whites and a little sugar are what gives meringue its wonderful texture.

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Farmers produce close to a million metric tons of tomatoes in Canada every year. Scientists find better ways to grow them in the field or greenhouse and explore whether tomatoes could have applications in the prevention of cancer and other diseases.

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Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada presents innovations in agriculture from across the country. Video presents how their leading edge science research impacts the lives of Canadians.

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On Monday, August 10, 2015, astronauts onboard the International Space Station became the first humans to ever eat space-grown food.

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Cynthia Goodchild spoke at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School in Thunder Bay about her journey to become a food management entrepreneur. Cynthia is First Nations woman who started her business last summer.

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Insects are an environmentally responsible and nutritious food choice... tiny legs and all!

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If we are to travel into outer space we will not be able to bring all the food we will need for long trips. NASA is studying how we can grow food in space to provide astronauts with fresh produce.

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