Adriana Marais

Mars One candidate

Adriana Marais has a PhD in quantum biology and is currently doing research into the origins of life. While still on Earth, she is actively involved in the promotion of science and space exploration, and hopes one day to continue her research on Mars. Follow her latest updates on Twitter @adrianamarais and watch her recent TEDx Cape Town talk.

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