A small potato plant sprout begins to grow from one of the "space potatoes" that recently returned from the international space station

Space sprout

One of the mini spuds that spent five weeks on the International Space Station has sprouted in its new home in UB's Dorsheimer greenhouse. Others should soon follow, according to UB plant biologists who are advising the three Buffalo Public School students who conceived of the project. Read the story. Photo: Douglas Levere

Published April 20, 2017