A group of German scientists stationed in Antarctica have successfully grown vegetables in a specially designed sunless, soilless environment. The researchers are working with the EDEN- International Space Station (ISS) project, in association with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). The goal of the project is to find possible ways to cultivate food for human missions in space. Working out of a shipping container-sized lab in an otherwise barren snowscape, the team gathered about eight pounds of produce from their first yield including herbs, lettuce, arugula and red radishes. Click to read the full article. – Quartz