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Space Meals & Mushroom Batteries

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Ever wondered about the foods that get sent into space? This nifty infographic covers everything from space food history, preservation, packaging and labeling, and fun facts such as why wine can’t go into space and “vomit comet”. Back on Earth, researchers at UC Riverside Bourns College of Engineering used portabello mushrooms to create a new type of lithium-ion battery anode. This new battery is believed to stop cell phone batteries from degrading over time.

Evolution of Food in Space: From Bland Puree to Almost Like on Earth 

Making Batteries with Portabella Mushrooms – Science Daily

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