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I can’t think why the Food Innovation Centre @Monash did not come up with this first!

ASTRONAUTS on missions to Mars and beyond could soon survive off a “Vegemite-like” substance made from human waste.

Scientists have just developed the method which uses microbes to break down solid and liquid waste.

What’s left behind is a “microbial goo” that’s high in protein and fat — essential qualities for food sources needed for long space voyages.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT: https://www.news.com.au/technology/science/space/scientists-have-found-a-way-to-convert-human-waste-into-a-vegemitelike-food-for-astronauts/news-story/3110e822c58df77e0db5f71ddbe01200

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