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Martian Colonists Could Use Their Own Blood to Produce Concrete, New Research Suggests – Gizmodo

If proven viable, this strategy would dramatically reduce the costs of transporting building materials to the Red Planet.

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Provocative new research suggests the blood of astronauts, when mixed with Martian soil, can produce a durable concrete-like substance. Incredibly, other human bodily fluids were shown to make this biocomposite even stronger.
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