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Orange Skin, Thick Bones, and All the Other Ways the Human Body Could Change on Mars

Elevated radiation could cause higher mutation rates, speeding up the evolutionary process on the red planet

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Going to Mars will change us — and not just in a touchy-feely, metaphysical way.

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Michael Wall

Michael Wall

Senior writer at Space.com and author of Out There, a book about the search for alien life that will be published on Nov. 13, 2018.

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